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Liberty slams MoD and it’s ‘second-rate’ military justice and complaints system

LIBERTY LAUNCHES HELPLINE FOR TROOPS AS NEW REPORT HIGHLIGHTS FAILINGS IN MILITARY CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND COMPLAINTS SYSTEMS

Liberty lambasted what it called a “boys’ club” approach to justice and complaints in the armed forces “that prevents the impartial and effective investigation” of offences.


Johnny Mercer (MP)

“The Perm Sec at MoD and I get on well. But I’m afraid I had to tell him some of his evidence in select committee That was not credible for servicemen and women watching. I am determined that – with colleagues – we will somehow stop this historical allegations abuse of Veterans

Johnny Mercer (MP)"The Perm Sec at MoD and I get on well. But I’m afraid I had to tell him some of his evidence in select committee That was not credible for servicemen and women watching. I am determined that – with colleagues – we will somehow stop this historical allegations abuse of Veterans

Posted by The British Falkland Islands & British Military on Wednesday, 20 March 2019


Rape and Sexual assaults being investigated at Miltary Police Training Centre


A shock recording of a Commander in the Royal Navy teasing a colleague suffering with a mental health condition and forcing them into tears has recently emerged for what is a huge embarrassment for the Royal Navy.


Depression among British soldiers TRIPLES as mental health crisis grips forces.


The Army’s diversity poster girl is ‘racially abused’ by six white soldiers who posted offensive comments on social media


Former Royal Marine sues MoD for hearing loss, in case that could cost millions

Former Royal Marine reaches agreement with MoD after suing for hearing 


Female cadet, 21, is found dead at the elite Sandhurst military academy in an apparent suicide ‘after senior officers quizzed her over a drunken night out’


Different Country but Similar Situation


Channel 4 today announces they are spending 60 Days on the Streets with ex-soldier and adventurer Ed Stafford.   Ed served his country as an Army captain and homelessness is an issue close to his heart given that around 13,000 ex-military personnel are homeless


More than 60,000 veterans are homeless, in prison or suffering with mental health conditions.


Has MOD breached your contract or conditions of service (Royal protection officers take home £100,000 salaries after winning a claim against Scotland Yard over their ‘special escort’ allowance)


 

RIP – Paddy Ashdown

Only one of a few of the politicians who has worked for a living as a soldier. Then he had to make ends meet with a series of short-term jobs including working for a sheepskin coat-makers, Westland Helicopters and as a youth worker for Dorset County Council. He was also unemployed for six-months.  He understood transition and did much for veterans welfare.


71 military personnel and veterans have taken their lives in 2018, ITV News understands


Hero Major Wayne Owers defused 93 bombs in Afghanistan – but when he came back, he found his life would never be the same.

 


Ex-Army colonel launches £2MILLION legal bid after she was ‘hounded out of her job with a barrage of sexist abuse for trying to blow the whistle on major medical failings’


Female Royal Navy officer is left with facial injuries after brawl at a top secret base that broke out when she was ‘mocked about women serving on submarines.


Commander of one of Britain’s biggest military bases under investigation for allegedly grabbing a woman’s breasts.

 

 


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