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Equality for all HM Forces veterans

180 Signatures Goal: 250

In a nutshell, we started a fight in 2002 to win pensions for all service personnel who had served less than 22 years and left between 1949 and 1975 without entitlement to a pension. Many of these personnel served before, during and after WW2. These are the only public servant who are treated differently - Police Officers, Fire Fighters, Civil Servants, and Politicians ALL recieve pro-rated pensions for the number of years they have served provided they have served a minimum of 2 years, regardless of when they left service. As you probably know, anyone leaving the Armed Forces after April 1975 has only had to serve 2 years to qualify for a pro-rated pension for the number of years they served. We don't decry what they have done to earn their deferred pensions - Goodness knows many soldiers and other personnel have died, and are dying, in recent and current conflicts; but what we do say is that, having created a precendent to pay ALL 'modern' personnel a pension, the Government should not have quantified its decision by creating a cut-off date to exclude all our 'old heroes and heroines'...It is not fair, morally or legally, to exclude these people. Please sign this petition and help to fight this injustice.

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  • 5 years ago
    Terry Glaysher Turkey
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    TERRY WEDLAKE United Kingdom
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    Gordon Martin Aust United Kingdom
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    kathy Blythe United Kingdom
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    W. J. Doble United Kingdom
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    Kathy blythe United Kingdom
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    phil malins United Kingdom
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    Bill Western United Kingdom
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    Bill Henthorn United Kingdom
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    Alison Beech United Kingdom
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    B R JONES United Kingdom
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    Gary Arnold United Kingdom
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    Chris. Block United Kingdom
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    John Sheils United Kingdom
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    james adams United Kingdom
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