Armed Forces: Medals

House of Lords written question – answered on 13th October 2011.

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Photo of Lord Ashcroft Lord Ashcroft Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Astor of Hever on 14 September (WA 58), whether the assessments made at the time are in the public domain; and, if so, where.

Photo of Lord Astor of Hever Lord Astor of Hever The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

Recommendations that are unsuccessful are destroyed, lest they inadvertently cause disappointment or embarrassment to the persons concerned.

Successful citations, which are not classified and that have survived from this period, are held by the National Archives and are available online.

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