The next quinquennial Armed Forces Bill is due in 2021. In 2017 the Ministry of Defence commissioned a review of the service justice system in preparation for the Bill. This paper explains what the Service Justice System is, the main outcomes of the review and the Government’s response.
Biographies and further information on Dr Elsie Inglis
Dr Elsie Inglis: WWI’s Unsung Hero
Elsie Inglis, the suffragette physician
Further information on women in the First World War
Imperial War Museums
12 Things You Didn’t Know About Women in The First World War
First World War Centenary
WomensWork100 at the First World War Centenary Partnership
Kate Adie, Corsets to camouflage, 2003
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This paper provides details and links for ministerial statements and parliamentary debates (from both Houses of Parliament) that cover international affairs and defence.
After transition the EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) and Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) provisions no longer apply to the UK and formal cooperation in these areas does not form part of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement reached at the end of December 2020. Instead, the UK Government envisages a flexible, ad hoc approach that will make use of channels of broader dialogue with the EU. How this will work in practice remains to be seen.