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‘Clear case for inquiry into treatment of men in Britain’s nuclear test programme’

 Mirror 10th Nov 2022, https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/clear-case-inquiry-treatment-men-28463111

These brave men were exposed to levels of radiation subsequently linked to higher-than-average rates of cancer and birth defects

There is now a clear case for a public inquiry into the scandalous treatment of the men who took part Britain’s Cold War nuclear test programme.

Throughout our long campaign to win them justice, the Ministry of Defence has sought to confuse the issue and obstruct any inquiries.

These brave men were exposed to levels of radiation subsequently linked to higher-than-average rates of cancer and birth defects.

They have received no recognition, no medals and no compensation.

The MoD allegedly knew full well the dangers and sought to cover them up.

Nuclear test vet heroes denied truth as government ‘committed crimes against own servicemen’

Some documents which would reveal the truth have been withdrawn from the public record. Medical records have reportedly been falsified, withheld or destroyed.

An inquiry must examine not just the test programme but also the culture of secrecy which has added to families’ distress.

The poppy to be worn by Rishi Sunak at the Cenotaph this weekend is meant to be tribute to those who served the nation. If he really wants to support military personnel past and present he will act now

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November 11, 2022 - Posted by | health, UK, weapons and war

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