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Platinum Jubilee 2022: Medals

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 135, tabled on 10 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, for what reason eligibility to receive the Platinum Jubilee Medal was set at five years of service for members of the armed forces and frontline emergency service personnel.

Answered on

13 May 2022

The five-year service qualifying criteria, which has been agreed across the government, Devolved Administrations and Crown Dependencies, has been determined on the basis of the precedent for previous commemorative Jubilee medals.