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Hong Kong: Veterans

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 22nd January 2016.

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Photo of Lord Touhig Lord Touhig Opposition Whip (Lords), Shadow Spokesperson (Defence)

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Armed Forces Covenant extends to former members of the Hong Kong Military Service Corps and the Hong Kong Royal Naval Service.

Photo of Earl Howe Earl Howe The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence, Deputy Leader of the House of Lords

The Government acknowledges the important contribution made by members of the Hong Kong Military Service Corps and the Hong Kong Royal Naval Service. As a consequence of their Service, members qualify as veterans and, where appropriate, are subject to the provisions set out in the Armed Forces Covenant.

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