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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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David Cameron pays tribute to Arctic 'heroes'

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.

David Cameron meeting with veterans Credit: ITV News

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.

David Cameron meeting with veterans Credit: ITV News

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