The government has commissioned a new review into the rules surrounding the awarding of military medals. It gives hope to hundreds of veterans from South who may finally be awarded medals for their campaigns in the Arctic during the Second World War. The review will be chaired by Sir John Holmes.
“I am honoured to have been asked to take on this review and look forward to talking to all interested parties on what are sensitive and important issues.
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