September 27, 2013
Members of the Armed Forces are not treated with the “dignity that their bravery deserves”, Jim Murphy has said.
The shadow defence secretary said that too many soldiers “continue to face discrimination” in the UK.
Labour is tabling amendments to the Defence Reform Bill in a bid to increase the punishments given to anyone who commits a crime against service personnel.
It would put members of the Armed Forces in the same bracket as disabled, gay, transgender and ethnic minority crime victims.
This article was posted: Friday, September 27, 2013 at 10:56 am