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Armed Forces: Medals

House of Lords written question – answered on 24th November 2011.

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Photo of Lord West of Spithead Lord West of Spithead Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Wallace of Saltaire on 10 November (WA 75), who will make the decision in response to the request that the Merchant Navy Medal become part of the United Kingdom honours system to the extent that it can have a place in the order of wear, in recognition of the service of the merchant marine and to mark the Diamond Jubilee.

Photo of Lord Wallace of Saltaire Lord Wallace of Saltaire Lords Spokesperson (Cabinet Office), Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

The Committee on the Grant of Honours, Decorations and Medals is responsible for considering any departmental recommendations relating to medals policy.

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