House of Commons
LIFE AFTER WAR - FILM BY WAYNE SHARROCKS
EDM #871
Tabled 29 January 2018
2017-19 Session
That this House supports the work of Wayne Sharrocks who campaigns on the issues of mental health in the Armed Forces and the dangers of enlisting at age 16; notes that mental health disorders among the UK Armed Forces have increased by 78 per cent since 2007; further notes Wayne's background as a veteran who enlisted aged 17 and completed two tours of Afghanistan before leaving the Army after seven years of service; admires his dedication to creating a documentary film entitled, Life After War, highlighting the struggles of young veterans and showing where they can find help; and welcomes the opportunity to work with Wayne to raise awareness of mental health in the Armed Forces and the dangers of enlisting in the Army at 16.