The Campaign Chairman has written a 2nd letter to the Prime Minister on the 17th November (Read the letter). Replies have been received from the Cabinet Office and the Ministry of Defence who were asked to respond to our Chairman's letter dated 11/11/2016 (Read their replies). The responses were disappointing prompting the 2nd approach to the PM.
Although the Prime Minister's schedule will not enable her to meet with our Campaign Chairman, there is still hope of an intervention. We remain positive that with all the evidence obtained by our campaign team over the past two years through Freedom of Information Act requests, and potentially more to come, it will eventually be used by the H&D Committee to enable them to revisit their recommendations not only on the institution of a UK National Defence Medal, but also in respect of a number of other submissions for medallic recognition.
We now await the reply from the Downing Street.
FORCES sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn has got behind a veteran campaigners quest for medal recognition for all members of the armed forces. Roy Wilson wants a National Defence Medal (NDM) created for everyone who has served in the armed forces since the end of the Second World War.
The British Government has never considered service in the Armed Forces as the sole justification for an honour.
The liaison officer for National Service Veterans Association charmed the 94-year-old wartime songstress at the London Poppy Appeal launch, in Horse Guards Parade, in central
The whole NDM team wish to thank Roy, Dave and Eddie for their amazing effort.