John Healey – 2021 Comments on Support for Afghan Interpreters

The comments made by John Healey, the Shadow Defence Secretary, on 27 September 2021.

Our brave service personnel and their Afghan partners have shown immense courage and professionalism despite the government’s woeful mishandling of the crisis.

The Conservatives are failing our forces. Recent funding announcements are simply a drop in the ocean and the uncertainty surrounding future funding for the Office of Veterans Affairs has pulled the rug from under our personnel when they need it most.

Recent funding announcements are simply a drop in the ocean and the uncertainty surrounding future funding for the Office of Veterans Affairs has pulled the rug from under our personnel when they need it most.

Labour’s new support fund will make sure we protect those who protected us.