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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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Veterans to receive Arctic Convoy medals today

Prime Minister David Cameron will present the first Arctic Star medals and Bomber Command Clasps at Downing Street today.

Artist's impression of the new Arctic medal Credit: MOD

Up to 250,000 veterans, and the families of those who died, are eligible to receive the new awards.

It comes after David Cameron's announcement in December that he was accepting the recommendations of a review of military decorations.

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