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Leo Docherty: Minister pledges 'protection' for Troubles veterans

The new veterans minister has pledged legislation "soon" to protect British troops who served during the Troubles from unfounded prosecutions. Leo Docherty, who took up the role on Wednesday, said ministers would give ex-soldiers who served in Northern Ireland the "protection" they deserved. His predecessor in the role, Johnny Mercer,...
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Leo Docherty replaces Johnny Mercer at Ministry of Defence

A former Scots Guards captain has been appointed as the new veterans minister following Johnny Mercer’s exit. Leo Docherty replaces Mr Mercer who left Boris Johnson’s Government after expressing frustration at a lack of progress over legislation to protect British veterans who served during the Troubles. Former Army officer Mr...
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