A Military Presence in Parliament!

Did you know that the election of December 2019 saw the election of a number of MP’s with military experience?

There are currently 45 veterans and Reservists sitting as MP’s in Westminster.

Approximately 7% of the House of Commons is made of of ex-personnel.

While the Conservatives boast the largest military presence, both Labour and Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party also have representation on the opposition benches.

Parliamentarians service includes the Royal Logistics Corps (RLC), Royal Green Jackets, Intelligence Corps, and the Royal Artillery.

A number of these MP’s will (or have been) part of the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme.

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