Meet the forgotten women veterans
As many as 150,000 women, who served during the 1960s and ’70s, were forced to leave if they married or couldn’t cope with army life, according to the Women’s Royal Army Corps Association. Many now feel totally forgotten and are struggling with debts and mental health issues.
Windrushers mark anniversary of VE Day
Theresa May’s adviser has been tasked with investigating how the former home secretary, Amber Rudd, came to wrongly tell MPs that the government did not have targets for deporting people. Home Office bosses faced a grilling by MPs today and said the information given last month during the Windrush scandal was “regrettably confused”. Meanwhile, the…
Ken Clarke MP: ‘I would be in favour of well-targeted military action’
I’m joined by the Father of the House of Commons, Ken Clarke, a former Chancellor and Home Secretary.
Cabinet meets over Syria military action
Theresa May’s cabinet spent more than two hours this afternoon in a special meeting to discuss military strikes against President Assad’s forces. Ministers are expected to back her plan for the UK to join action threatened by the United States and its allies. But opposition parties have demanded that Parliament be recalled so MPs have…