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Custody: Ex-servicemen

Volume 490: debated on Friday 27 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will ensure that the Veterans in Custody Support programme's Have you served? leaflet is made available to those detained in police custody suites who have previously served in the armed forces; and if she will make a statement. (261048)

Posters and leaflets for Veterans Prison In-Reach will be circulated shortly under the Veterans Prison In-Reach Initiative to all UK prison establishments. We will consider with colleagues in the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Justice the suitability of providing information specific to veterans held in police custody in England and Wales.