§ Lord Bach
My honourable friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (Mr Ivor Caplin) has made the following Written Ministerial Statement.
The House of Commons Defence Committee published its report on Armed Forces Pensions and Compensation on 16 December 2003 (HC 96). The Government's response is published today in a Command Paper (Cm. 6109), ahead of the Second Reading debate on the Armed Forces (Pensions and Compensation) Bill on Tuesday 20 January. Copies are available in the Vote Office from 12 o'clock.