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SERVICE MEDAL FOR OPERATION RELENTLESS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2290: tabled on 10 April 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 25 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises the sacrifice made by the submariners of Her Majesty’s Royal Navy and the dedication of shipwrights and craftsmen across the United Kingdom in constructing and maintaining the Royal Navy submarines in which they serve; commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of UK continuous at-sea deterrence, known as Operation Relentless, which has maintained a nuclear deterrent patrol round the clock since April 1969; calls for formal recognition of their service with the introduction of a special service medal for all former and current submariners who have served on patrol in the ongoing Operation Relentless; and further calls on the Government to establish a working group to work with the Committee on the Grant of Honours, Decorations and Medals to introduce this medal.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.