Armed Forces Bill

AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN GRAND COMMITTEE

Clause 2

LORD RAMSBOTHAM

 

Page 2, line 39, at end insert—

“( ) An armed forces covenant report must—

(a) state whether, in the calendar year covered by the report, the Minister of the Crown with specific responsibility for former members of Her Majesty’s forces is in the Cabinet Office, and

(b) if that Minister is not situated there, give reasons why not.”

 

Page 2, line 39, at end insert—

“( ) An armed forces covenant report must state what contribution to the preparation of the report was made by each Government department with primary responsibility for each field covered by the report.

( ) Where an armed forces covenant report states that special provision for former service people or particular descriptions of former service people is justified it must also state in respect of each field covered by the report what particular duties are imposed on each Government department with primary responsibility for each field.”

Prepared 12th July 2011