Military Covenant

The armed forces covenant sets out the relationship between the nation, the government and the armed forces. It recognises the nation's moral obligation to members of the armed forces and their families. MPs have voted on the extent to which there should be special provisions for current, and former, service personnel in relation to public services.

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Siobhain McDonagh generally voted for strengthening the Military Covenant

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Major votes

  • On 1 Maw 2022: Siobhain McDonagh was absent for a vote on National Insurance Contributions Bill — Clause 7 — Veteran Conditions Show vote
  • On 7 Rha 2021: Siobhain McDonagh was absent for a vote on Nationality and Borders Bill — New Clause 52 — Non-UK Service Personnel: Waiver of Fees Show vote
  • On 6 Rha 2021: Siobhain McDonagh was absent for a vote on Armed Forces Bill — Clause 8 — Armed Forces Covenant Show vote
  • On 23 Meh 2021: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio to require central government departments to have due regard to the special situation of current or former members of the armed services when carrying out certain functions relating to housing, education and health in England. Show vote
  • On 23 Meh 2021: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio to require accommodation provided to service people in Scotland to meet the Scottish Housing Quality Standard, the main measure of housing quality in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 23 Meh 2021: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio to cap immigration and nationality related fees at level of the actual cost for citizens of Commonwealth countries who have who have served at least four years in the UK armed forces and for anyone who has served at least four years in the Brigade of Gurkhas. Show vote
  • On 27 Ebr 2021: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio to establish a duty of care standard in relation to legal, pastoral and mental health support provided to service personnel involved in investigations or litigation arising from overseas operations. Show vote
  • On 21 Ebr 2021: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio to establish a duty of care standard in relation to legal, pastoral and mental health support provided to service personnel involved in investigations or litigation arising from overseas operations. Show vote
  • On 21 Ebr 2021: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio to exclude actions against the UK brought by serving or former members of the armed services from proposed, more restrictive, time limits on actions in respect of personal injuries, death or human rights claims which relate to overseas operations of the armed forces. Show vote
  • On 3 Tach 2020: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio to exclude actions against the UK brought by serving or former members of the armed services from proposed, more restrictive, time limits on actions in respect of personal injuries, death or human rights claims which relate to overseas operations of the armed forces. Show vote
  • On 3 Tach 2020: Siobhain McDonagh was absent for a vote on Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill — Clause 6 — “Relevant offence” — Prosecution Required Under International Treaty Obligations Show vote
  • On 3 Tach 2020: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio not to apply restrictions on the prosecution of members of the armed forces in relation to their conduct on overseas deployment in cases of alleged torture. Show vote
  • On 3 Tach 2020: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio against prosecutions in respect of historical conduct by British armed services personnel on overseas operations only taking place in exceptional circumstances. Show vote
  • On 23 Med 2020: Siobhain McDonagh was absent for a vote on Overseas Operations (Service Personnel And Veterans) Bill — Presumption Against Prosecution — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 14 Meh 2011: Siobhain McDonagh was absent for a vote on Armed Forces Bill — New Clause 17 — Special Health, Housing and Education Provisions for Service Personnel Show vote

Minor votes

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