British Government to create Office for Veterans' Affairs


Blackleaf
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The Prime Minister visited Edinburgh today and vowed to end the witch-hunt against Northern Ireland veterans, which was supported by the May administration

. A new Office for Veterans' Affairs is being created "to provide life-long support to military personnel".

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said it would "take responsibility for the full gamut of veterans' civilian lives".

That includes mental and physical health, education and employment.

It will also reportedly look at the legal pursuit of veterans, especially those who served in Northern Ireland - an issue which has caused significant anger within the Conservative Party.

Johnny Mercer MP - one of the most outspoken critics of the Historical Investigations Unit - has been appointed Minister for Defence, People and Veterans, and will jointly oversee the new office.

The MP for Plymouth - a veteran himself - will work alongside Oliver Dowden, a Cabinet Office minister with specific responsibility for veterans.

Their aim is to better co-ordinate the work of Whitehall departments, local authorities and charities to address veterans' needs.

Mel Waters, CEO of charity Help for Heroes, welcomed the announcement.

"Help for Heroes intends to work closely with the new Office of Veterans Affairs to ensure that it makes a positive and significant difference to the lives of veterans and their families, many of whom feel pretty let down by the current system," she said.

Sue Freeth, CEO of Combat Stress, said the creation of the office was "an excellent opportunity to provide a single voice at the cabinet table" for veterans, and she hoped to hold talks with Mr Mercer on the charity's proposals to improve mental health support.

'Unfair'

Speaking ahead of a visit to a military base in Scotland on Monday, the prime minister said it was "a stain on our national conscience that any veteran who has served should be abandoned by the country they have fought so courageously to protect".

He said the new office would ensure veterans get the medical treatment they require and training they need to re-enter civilian life, as well as aim to tackle "the scourge of veteran homelessness".

Mr Mercer said he was "determined to reset this country's relationship with her veterans".

He told the Sun the prime minister had "tasked me to end the repeated and vexatious pursuit of veterans" over offences allegedly committed in the line of duty.

In May, Mr Mercer withdrew his support for Theresa May and her government over the issue, and during his campaign for the Conservative leadership, Mr Johnson pledged to end "unfair" prosecutions of Army veterans who served in Northern Ireland "when no new evidence has been produced and when the accusations have already been exhaustively questioned in court".

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/uk-politics-49152253
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MHz
#2
Where the hell did the beer go?
 
Curious Cdn
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British Government to create Office for Veterans' Affairs

Wow!

What a break through!

We did that back in 1944.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ministe...ffairs_(Canada)
 
Blackleaf
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#4
Quote: Originally Posted by Curious Cdn View Post

British Government to create Office for Veterans' Affairs
Wow!
What a break through!
We did that back in 1944.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ministe...ffairs_(Canada)

Britain didn't. She was involved in much more important matters in 1944.

Canada wasn't involved in an existential struggle like Britain and much of Europe were.


It's the kind of brain-dead post I expect from you.
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Curious Cdn
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Quote: Originally Posted by Blackleaf View Post

Britain didn't. She was involved in much more important matters in 1944.

You are one serious asshole.

The regret is that any of our young men fell defending your asshole nation.

Never again.
 
Blackleaf
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Quote: Originally Posted by Curious Cdn View Post

You are one serious asshole.

.

That's easy for you to say in 2019 in a country that was never threatened, not even bombed, by the Nazis.

I can safely say, though, that Canada had the time and wherewithal in 1944 to create such an office. Britain didn't.
 
Curious Cdn
#7
Quote: Originally Posted by Blackleaf View Post

That's easy for you to say in 2019 in a country that was never threatened, not even bombed, by the Nazis.
I can safely say, though, that Canada had the time and wherewithal in 1944 to create such an office. Britain didn't.

**** off, asshole.
 
Blackleaf
#8
Quote: Originally Posted by Curious Cdn View Post

**** off, asshole.

I'll still be posting here 50 years from now.
 
Hoid
#9
Quote: Originally Posted by Blackleaf View Post

I'll still be posting here 50 years from now.

yes you'll still be predicting a Brexit
 
Blackleaf
#10
-1.

From some pampered Canadian not truly understanding the peril that Britain, unlike Canada, find itself in during the 1940s.
 
Serryah
#11
Quote: Originally Posted by Blackleaf View Post

Britain didn't. She was involved in much more important matters in 1944.

Canada wasn't involved in an existential struggle like Britain and much of Europe were.


It's the kind of brain-dead post I expect from you.


Uh... what?


So, again, you belittle the help that your country was given by vets of other nations in your façade ego to try and make Britain better than the rest of the world...


You really are a piece of work.


Yes, you have a point, Britain and other parts of Europe had to face the horror of the Nazi's personally while us in NA and elsewhere were sometimes lucky not to have it so much in our faces.


But...


https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remem...ld-war/homedef


We DID face our own troubles thanks to the Nazi's and in our own waters.


Also, some other WWII facts:

http://natoassociation.ca/9-little-k...bution-in-ww2/


So as I told you the last time you insulted our veterans... Fuk you very much.
 
Curious Cdn
#12
We DID face our own troubles thanks to the Nazi's and in our own waters.


http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/edu/View...ang=EN&id=6071

http://www.heritage.nf.ca/articles/p...ou-sinking.php
 
DaSleeper
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#13  Top Rated Post
Why are the British so full of themselves???
 
MHz
#14
Quote: Originally Posted by Curious Cdn View Post

You are one serious asshole.

The regret is that any of our young men fell defending your asshole nation.

Never again.

Bullshit, we would send all the adults and when they were dead we would start sending kids, all to save an entity that caved in way back in 1915.
 
MHz
+1
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Quote: Originally Posted by DaSleeper View Post

Why are the British so full of themselves???

They have been the Bankers enforcer since 1815. The Bankers brought them to the edge of ruin in both World Wars and then arranged the saving. They are quite aware they are controlled so they no longer fight back, they commit the crimes and accept the condemnation and they stay in favor of the Jewish Banksters.

Somebody will have to translate that for DipShit.
 
Danbones
#16
'Ere let me 'splain it.

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DaSleeper
#17
It's the JOOS again!
 
Danbones
+1
#18
No, thats Juice ya rascist lil NAZI dum dum. I notice you weren't smart enough to tackle a single point face to face like a real man. So straight to the meme book eh, ya fool.

- that's just because you are truly stupid AND full of shit...and a pansy (d)as(s) well.


Das nazi indeed.
 
DaSleeper
#19
Carry on to the next conspiracy.......
You and Megabuthurtz are full of it!
two peas in a pod!
 
Danbones
#20
lol here is a meme for ya JUICED up dipstick!

 
Danbones
#21
Quote: Originally Posted by DaSleeper View Post

Carry on to the next conspiracy.......
You and Megabuthurtz are full of it!
two peas in a pod!

You didn't argue with one newspaper article because you are too stupid and can't even read well.

LOL

It is so obvious mr racist nazi. You are too COWARDLY to face it. You make even Epstein look good.
 
DaSleeper
#22
There you go with the memes ....megahurtz soc puppet
 
MHz
#23
Quote: Originally Posted by DaSleeper View Post

Carry on to the next conspiracy.......
You and Megabuthurtz are full of it!
two peas in a pod!

Nobody is backing you up anymore asshole. When are you going to clue in, oh wait, real assholes, such as yourself never will until it is too late.
 
DaSleeper
#24
Then you must be Dumbones' soc puppet.....
 
DaSleeper
#25
Both of you seem to be suffering from Schizotypy....
https://www.psypost.org/2018/09/schi...theories-52193
 
MHz
#26
All alone aren't you and your stupid posts will look as stupid as they really are so keep posting DipShit.
 
Blackleaf
#27
Quote: Originally Posted by Serryah View Post

Uh... what?
So, again, you belittle the help that your country was given by vets of other nations in your façade ego to try and make Britain better than the rest of the world...
You really are a piece of work.
Yes, you have a point, Britain and other parts of Europe had to face the horror of the Nazi's personally while us in NA and elsewhere were sometimes lucky not to have it so much in our faces.
But...
https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remem...ld-war/homedef
We DID face our own troubles thanks to the Nazi's and in our own waters.
Also, some other WWII facts:
http://natoassociation.ca/9-little-k...bution-in-ww2/
So as I told you the last time you insulted our veterans... Fuk you very much.

WWII wasn't an existential war for Canada like it was for Britain.

Canada could afford to create such an office in 1944. Britain couldn't. She was preoccupied, unlike Canada, fighting a life or death struggle.

We had more important things to worry about.
 
Blackleaf
+1
#28
Quote: Originally Posted by Danbones View Post

'Ere let me 'splain it.

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Great guy. I'd like to see him become PM after Boris.
 
Serryah
#29
Quote: Originally Posted by Blackleaf View Post

WWII wasn't an existential war for Canada like it was for Britain.

Canada could afford to create such an office in 1944. Britain couldn't. She was preoccupied, unlike Canada, fighting a life or death struggle.

We had more important things to worry about.


My Gods you're a disgusting waste of meat and bone.
 
Blackleaf
#30
Quote: Originally Posted by Serryah View Post

My Gods you're a disgusting waste of meat and bone.

Well it's just the truth.

You don't seriously belief Canada had it anywhere near as bad as Britain, do you? And was under threat of invasion?

WWII was an existential battle for Britain. It wasn't for Canada.

My grandparents were child evacuees - you probably know all about the child evacuees from the TV. My maternal grandmother stayed with a farming family who treated her cruelly.



My grandparents remember the Luftwaffe flying over their homes. My paternal grandmother remembers a big crater where the house of her friend and friend's family used to be. All were obliterated by a V2. Did you lot have to cope with V2s and Doodlebugs?

In fact, I find it offensive that you're trying to equate Canada's struggle with that of Britain's. Canada had it easy compared to Britain.
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