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Royal British Legion

Volume 477: debated on Monday 16 June 2008

14. To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when he last met representatives of the Royal British Legion; and what matters were discussed. (210803)

My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State met the director general and the chairman of the Royal British Legion on 17 January to welcome Chris Simpkins on his appointment and discuss issues of mutual interest; these ranged from conditions of service for members of the armed forces to funding for the armed forces memorial. He also spoke to the Royal British Legion annual conference on 17 May.