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Arctic Convoy vets medals

Prime Minister David Cameron and Defence Minister Mark Francois will present the first Arctic Star medals and Bomber Command Clasps today.

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Arctic Convoy veteran on the fight for recognition

In December, when the Prime Minister announced that new medals will be awarded to WWII Arctic Convoys heroes, ITV News spoke to one veteran who had long fought for recognition.

Commander Eddie Grenfell spoke of his anger at civil service advisers who he blamed for the delay.

He said: "These are men who have never heard a shot fired in their lives, and it makes people like myself extremely angry".

Archive report by ITV News' Tim Ewart

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