What has Leo Docherty been up to today?
Leo Docherty is MP for Aldershot and a member of the Conservative party.
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Today, I will table legislation that will give employers the freedom to recruit skilled, temporary staff to plug vital roles during strike action.
This new law will help protect the British public from future disruption caused by militant trade unions👇🏿
The Union Yard regeneration scheme in @AldershotTC is really taking shape now. The tall structure you can see in Union Street will provide space for one of the bigger ground floor units, with affordable homes above. It will also form part of the access into the main yard area.
Clear win by @BorisJohnson in the confidence vote tonight - time now for us all to unite and get on with the job delivering for the British people 🇬🇧
💂 1,500 soldiers and officers
🥁 400 musicians
🐎 250 horses
✈️ 70 aircraft
The twin result of months of training and centuries of tradition, the Queen's Birthday Parade is a major military spectacle and the start of the #PlatinumJubilee celebrations.
@LeoDochertyUK the British Minister for Defence People and Veterans is here at the opening ceremony with Spencer Gelding, Executive Director of @BHalochem who run The Veteran Games 👏🏼
5 days to go until the Trooping of the Colour
Today’s Colonel’s Review of the @irish_guards is the final evaluation of the parade before next week’s #PlatinumJubilee celebrations.
Excellent to host @DefenceHQ Minister @LeoDochertyUK at #Palantir’s London office this week.
Our UK-based veterans and reservists sat down to discuss the @VeteransGovUK 2022 Strategy Action Plan and how to encourage veterans to join the fast-paced world of science & technology.
.@LeoDochertyUK witnessed our renewal of the Armed Forces Covenant today.
More than 10% of our UK workforce are veterans, reserves or cadet force adult volunteers. The renewal extends our commitment to them and to the armed forces community.
Today, Minister @LeoDochertyUK met veterans in Northern Ireland with @niveteranscomm at the Veterans’ Information Roadshow in Newtownards.
For more information on the veterans support services available visit @VeteransNi: https://nivso.org.uk/
Delighted to be at another @niveteranscomm Veterans Information Roadshow! Today we are alongside colleagues from the network and veterans in Newtonards, joined by @LeoDochertyUK
Meeting with staff at @VeteransUK_MOD Defence Minister @LeoDochertyUK went to Norcross in Lancashire to see how they are improving their services for veterans and their families.
Thank you @LeoDochertyUK and Lord Walker for supporting #thinkveteran #nohomelessveteran @stoll_veterans
Defence Secretary @BWallaceMP spoke today in the House of Commons about @NATO and Sweden 🇸🇪 and Finland's 🇫🇮 application to join the Alliance.
He reiterated the UK's 🇬🇧 support for their applications.
Minister @LeoDochertyUK visited Veterans into Logistics, a charity which provides training for veterans to secure careers as HGV drivers #EmployVeterans
Minister @LeoDochertyUK visited Manchester today, and met with @GMPolice to discuss how veterans can transition into roles as police officers #EmployVeterans 👮♀️
The Armed Forces Covenant in the Community Conference is taking place in Manchester today. Defence Minister @LeoDochertyUK is delighted to have the opportunity to speak with supporters of the Covenant from the public and third sectors.
Today the Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill has been introduced into Parliament.
Read more here: http://ow.ly/G09w50JaBg6
The UK Government has today formally introduced the Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill in Parliament.
Further information here: https://bills.parliament.uk/bills/3160/publications
The current system for addressing the legacy of the Troubles in NI is failing everybody.
The legislation I have introduced today will better support victims and families, and help NI look to its future and heal divisions caused by its difficult past.
We’re freezing the cost of prescriptions for the first time in over a decade.
This will help ease the cost of living pressures on households and ensure prescription medication remains accessible.
Find out more: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-prescription-charge-freeze-to-help-ease-cost-of-living
Today, Ministers @LeoDochertyUK and @GillianKeegan visited @CI_NHS to meet with Op Courage staff and service users 👇
It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and Defence Minister @LeoDochertyUK has visited the Army Training Centre Pirbright to see how Mental Resilience Training is delivered. This is one of a range of measures to support our serving personnel.
Read more: http://ow.ly/afte50J7gl4
This week, Minister @LeoDochertyUK met with veterans hired through the @CS_GFIE scheme to find out more about their experiences working for the @UKCivilService #EmployVeterans
One Queen's Speech. 38 Bills. All delivering on the British people's priorities:
✅ Growing the economy to tackle the cost of living
👮♀️ Backing our police to make streets safer
⚡️ Building an affordable, secure energy supply
Mental resilience training, given to instructors across the @BritishArmy, has been scrutinised by @LeoDochertyUK.
The Veterans Minister said the skills being taught are setting recruits up to succeed in their military career and life afterwards.
It’s more important than ever to remember the sacrifices made to protect freedom and deter aggression.
Defence Secretary @BWallaceMP has paid tribute to the Greatest Generation on #VEDay 2022.
On VE Day, as we remember those who sacrificed their lives in WW2, we also think of those who've died and suffered in Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine.
Our respect for those who fought strengthens our determination to support Ukrainians today.
Last week, @LeoDochertyUK met with Op Courage service users and staff @BHFT to find out how their services support veterans in the region
Minister @LeoDochertyUK recently attended a @Build_Force Insight Day with @JacobsConnect #EmployVeterans👇
We were proud to host a special visit from Veterans Minister @LeoDochertyUK to our #OpCourage mental health team in Reading yesterday. OpCourage supports veterans across the South Central region, including the Minister's Aldershot constituency. Read more 👉https://orlo.uk/G0M5N
The biggest police officer recruitment in a generation ⭐️ thanks to @Conservatives Gov In #Hampshire & #IOW ‘450 EXTRA’ police officers recruited already with another 150 to go…👏🏼http://www.morepolicesaferstreets.com
To mark #ANZACDay, Defence Minister @LeoDochertyUK laid a wreath during a ceremony at the Gallipoli Memorial in St Paul's Cathedral.
We will never forget those Australians and New Zealanders who have lost their lives serving in the Armed Forces.
Ahead of the closing ceremony, Defence Minister @LeoDochertyUK has congratulated #TeamUK on an amazing performance at the #InvictusGames.
Reaching the Games and earning a place on the pitch is a huge achievement for wounded, injured and sick personnel and veterans. #IG22
Today’s the last day of the #InvictusGames, but the Invictus spirit is stronger than ever.
Veterans Minister @LeoDochertyUK attended the Games today and joined Team UK’s family and friends to watch a fierce wheelchair basketball match against the United States. #IG22
Our thanks to @LeoDochertyUK Minister for Defence People and Veterans for visiting us during @InvictusGamesNL As a key member of the UK's defence industrial base we're committed to supporting employment opportunities for UK veterans and to supporting milvet charities #IG22
We are grateful to @LeoDochertyUK and @VeteransGovUK for their support for FiMT throughout our first decade.
📖Read about how we have turned evidence into impact since 2011, in our new Impact Report: https://www.fim-trust.org/news-policy-item/new-report-celebrates-10-years-of-impact-at-forces-in-mind-trust/
The @ShotsFoundation's next Veterans' Hub is on the 27th April from 10am-12pm!👋
Please take a look at the flyer below for more details as we look forward to welcoming you to the EBB Stadium!👇
For more information, please contact Foundation Officer Adam Maltby!
We're wishing Team UK the best of luck as the #InvictusGames gets underway this weekend.
Watch @LeoDochertyUK pay tribute to the team taking the undefeatable spirit of the UK Armed Forces to the Games.
Let's go Team UK! 🇬🇧
From today the Ministry of Defence is taking primacy for the UK’s operational response to small boat crossings in the English Channel as part of the Government’s efforts to tackle illegal migration.
Find out more ➡️ http://ow.ly/uOUB50IK0vY
Today I've signed a world-leading new partnership with Rwanda to break the people smugglers' deadly business model and help us protect the genuinely vulnerable through safe and legal routes.
Part of our #NewPlanForImmigration.
Have you completed the @NHSEngland survey on veterans mental and physical health services? If not, make sure you do to help the #NHS improve care for #veterans and their families. Survey here: https://www.engage.england.nhs.uk/survey/improving-veterans-mental-and-physical-health/ @VeteransGateway @VeteransGovUK @DefenceHQ @nickymurdochMBE
Only 100 days to go until the world-class Farnborough International Airshow 2022 returns to mark a new era for the industry by reconnecting a broad range of sectors from around the globe to fuel global partnerships and conversations.
Get involved: https://bit.ly/3NYYDyD
An outstanding effort by the students @MPCT_HQ Aldershot who completed a 12 mile log run and raised £4200 for the @UNICEF_uk appeal for Ukrainian children. #inspirational and #motivated 🙏
🔜 Nominations close at midnight on Sunday - have you completed your submission? Head to https://bit.ly/noms_close now and let's get this done ✅
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Today, Minister @LeoDochertyUK attended a remembrance service at @StPaulsLondon, to mark the 40th anniversary of the Falklands War 🎖
Armed Forces personnel and veterans of the Falklands Conflict gathered at St Paul's Cathedral to commemorate those who defended the islands in 1982.
Veterans Minister @LeoDochertyUK attended the service to pay tribute to all those who served during the conflict.
“It's a reminder of the importance of sport generally throughout military life, which is something we really celebrate.” During a visit to @armyrugbyunion, Defence Minister @LeoDochertyUK discussed with players how sport helps to maintain good mental health. #StressAwarenessMonth
👏 Thousands of serving personnel have played a vital role over the past two years in supporting the national response to the pandemic.
🎥 Minister for the Armed Forces @JSHeappey has paid tribute to them all.
Read about the Covid Support Force here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/covid-support-force-the-mods-continued-contribution-to-the-coronavirus-response
Today, I am publishing my brand new Schools White Paper 🏫👩🏽🧑🏻🏫
This will deliver for every child, parent and family - from rural villages and coastal towns, through to the largest cities.
Earlier this month, we used nature-based techniques to rejuvenate a stretch of the River Blackwater in Aldershot - just in time for the fish spawning season! We created these brushwood berms which create a variety of flow types while also providing refuge for wildlife @EnvAgency