The government has announced it will not proceed with plans to introduce a new combat compensation scheme for armed forces personnel and veterans. This paper briefly explains the original proposals, concerns raised and the government's announcement.
Representations to the Backbench Business Committee
Representations to the Backbench Business Committee from Rushanara Ali MP and Anne Main MP, Tuesday 30 October 2018
Early Day Motions
Human rights abuses in Myanmar, EDM 1897, 3 December 2018
Library Briefing papers
Bangladesh: November 2018 update, 29 November 2018
Burma: November 2018 update, 21 November 2018
Burma: January 2018 update, 9 January 2018
Library Debate Packs
Debate on petitions relating to Burma’s Rohingya minority, 12 April 2018
Rohingya crisis, 24 November 2017
The persecution of the Rohingya by the Burmese (Myanmar) Government, 16 October 2017
The Government presented the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill on 18 March 2020, thereby meeting its 100-day self imposed deadline. Second Reading has been scheduled for 23 September 2020. Aspects of the Bill are already generating controversy.
A general debate on ‘The situation in Yemen’ has been scheduled for Thursday 24 September 2020 in the Main Chamber. This debate was selected by the Backbench Business Committee.