Overseas Operations Bill passes through Commons

Quakers disappointed that bill will not be paused while judge-led review conducted.

Quakers have welcomed the news that a judge-led review into the handling of allegations against troops will run in parallel to the controversial Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill, which passed through the House of Commons early this month. However, they said they were ‘extremely disappointed’ that the bill which passed on 3 November would not be paused while the review was conducted.

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