All those who served our country in Bomber Command and on the Arctic Convoys deserve nothing but the utmost respect and admiration.
"That’s why I am delighted that these special individuals will in the next few weeks begin to receive the Bomber Command clasp and Arctic Star that they have so long deserved.
“I am also pleased to announce that the families of those no longer alive will also be able to apply for these awards in recognition of their loved one’s bravery.”
More top news
Luke Sinnott has won a gold medal in the 200 metre sprint for amputee competitors, now he is giving it to the family of a fallen soldier.
The Prime Minister will hold talks with the European Council President later - the first time since her Florence speech.
Hundreds of operations will be cancelled and waiting lists will grow if the NHS is as busy as last winter, according to Labour analysis.