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W2W - better protecting the brave men and women of our Armed Forces

HAVING seen veterans and serving members of our Armed Forces pursued by repeated and vexatious claims, a new Bill offering better protection is not before time.

Unscrupulous lawyers, who trawled for potential clients across former battlefields, have ruined lives, careers and marriages.

Diary - learning about cyber warfare

Chancellor Rishi Sunak returned to the Chamber today, saying it was "impossible" to predict how many jobs the government's new wage subsidy scheme would save. The scheme, set to replace furlough, will see the government top up the pay of people unable to work full time.

Update - Winter Economy Plan

On Thursday 24 September, the Chancellor announced our Winter Economy Plan – the next phase of our planned economic response to coronavirus, following the Prime Minister’s address to the nation.

Speech - Overseas Operations (Service Personnel And Veterans) Bill

It is a pleasure to follow my hon. Friend the Member for Belfast East (Gavin Robinson). As he said, I too am honoured to sit on the Defence Committee. We have a very cohesive Committee, which is doing some fascinating work on behalf of our armed services.

Diary - a depressing day with more restrictions

What a depressing day for the country and my constituency. In a TV broadcast, the PM called on the public to "summon the discipline and the resolve" to follow the new coronavirus rules. He warned the government may go further if people do not stick to them.

Speech - coronavirus update from the Prime Minister

Mr Speaker, with your permission, I will make a statement on our response to the rising number of Coronavirus cases

and how we must act now to avoid still graver consequences later on.