David Cameron today visited HMS Belfast with three Arctic Convoy veterans.
They gave him a tour around the vessel, showing him where ice was cleared from the deck in perilous circumstances.
Mr Cameron said: "They are heroes and I think it's just so right that we are honouring them today for their incredible service 70 years ago, and I'm really proud as Prime Minister to have set up that review, to make that decision and to get them that medal they so richly deserve.
More top news
A mother who told her son she was going to the supermarket - before flying to Australia - has been given a six-month suspended sentence.
The three-point turn and reverse around a corner could be out - but parallel parks are still in - under plans to overhaul driving tests.
The teaser trailer for Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens has premiered online and in US cinemas.