The Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill has had its first reading in the House of Commons.
The Bill makes provision to derogate from the ECHR in connection with Armed Forces operations outside the British Islands. Significantly, it articulates a qualified presumption against prosecution of members of the Armed Forces for events that occurred on overseas operations more than 5 years previously. For more information click here
The Pension Schemes Bill has now passed the Committee Stage in the House of Lords.
The Bill make provision to establish an electronic pensions dashboard to enable people to follow their pensions. Lord Craig is tracking this carefully for us in The House of Lords and we will keep members informed. Click here for more information.