Navy: Medals

Defence written question – answered on 15th May 2008.

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Photo of Lindsay Hoyle Lindsay Hoyle Labour, Chorley

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will change the qualification criteria for a General Service Medal with Suez 'canal zone' clasp so that Navy personnel qualify for a medal after 30 days aggregated service.

Photo of Derek Twigg Derek Twigg Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (Veterans)

There are no plans to seek to change the qualifying criteria for the 'canal zone' clasp to the Naval General Service Medal 1915-62.

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