James Sunderland joined Town Mayor Cllr Dai Roberts on a visit to the new Boxing for Veterans Gym at Ozone ice rink in Bracknell.
James Sunderland is Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Veterans and of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Armed Forces Covenant.
The APPG on Veterans exists to represent armed forces veterans within Parliament and to ensure that the UK is the best place in the world to be a veteran.
The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise by the nation ensuring that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated fairly.
James Sunderland backs a Bill to address the legacy of the Northern Ireland Troubles and promote reconciliation and supports the protection of veterans from vexatious complaints and hopes that the Bill will enable Northern Ireland to emerge into a peaceful and prosperous future.
Following the Government statement on UK military support to Ukraine, James Sunderland seeks reassurance on UK, and allies’, support for Ukraine in the long term should the conflict extend from months into years.
James Sunderland MP attends a Commonwealth War Graves Commission event to promote War Graves Week 2022. War Graves Week runs from 21 to 28 May and highlights the work of the Commission and the people who keep Remembrance of our war dead alive.
James Sunderland seeks assurances from the Government that the Army’s Future Soldier programme will keep pace with emerging doctrinal lessons from Ukraine, and that the British Army will be structured and equipped to meet associated threats.
Over the past few days, I have been asked why I voted against the Mercer/Jarvis Amendment on visa fees for foreign and commonwealth soldiers. Some of the criticism I have received is ill-informed and the facts are somewhat different so I wish to set the record straight. It is also not true that I ‘rebelled’ against it - As a member of the Government, I voted with the Whip, along with the vast majority of my colleagues.
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