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Armed Forces: Sexual Offences

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN HL17820, tabled on 25 September 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to make posthumous pardons available under the Policing and Crime Act 2017 to armed forces personnel convicted of sexual offences that have now been abolished.

Answered on

8 October 2019

Primary legislation will be required in order to add to the list of Service disciplinary offences set out in the Policing and Crime Act 2017. We will continue to consider finding Parliamentary time for this.