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Inquiry into Gurkha Welfare

A Gurkha from Reading may be close to ending his hunger-strike after a dramatic Government intervention.

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MPs to hold inquiry into Gurkha Welfare

The All Party Group on Gurkha Welfare is to hold a committee of inquiry into the outstanding grievances on the part of retired Gurkhas and the Gurkha community in the UK.

It follows the campaigning of schoolboy George Taylor from Gravesend in Kent, who launched an e-petition on the Downing Street website.

Hunger striker Gyanraj Rai reacts to the news that there will be an inquiry Credit: ITV Meridian

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