Help, trying to find a thread....

wet_blobby

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Anyone remember what the title of the thread was where thingy posted a list of MP's with service connextions....I've looked to no avail.

Cheers.
 
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wet_blobby said:
Anyone remember what the title of the thread was where thingy posted a list of MP's with service connextions....I've looked to no avail.

Cheers.
Blobbs

Er, even I can't remember! :lol:

Here's the list again... I have also posted it in the the Westminster thread in Current Affiars.

Steve

MPs with experience of some sort in HM Forces, etc

Army (20)

John Baron (Conservative) - Captain Royal Regiment of Fusiliers 1984-87
Richard Benyon (Conservative) - Army 1980-85
Crispin Blunt (Conservative) - Army Officer 1979-90; Regimental duty 13th/18th Royal Hussars (QMO) in England, Germany and Cyprus
Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith (Conservative) - Commissioned, Scots Guards 1975;ADC to Major-General Sir John Acland, KCB, CBE; Commander of Commonwealth Monitoring Force in Zimbabwe 1979-81

James Gray (Conservative) - Honourable Artillery Company (TA) 1978-84; Member, HAC Court of Assistants 2002-
Adam Holloway (Conservative) - Commissioned, Grenadier Guards 1987-92
Eric Joyce (Labour) - Private, Black Watch Regiment 1978-81;Officer 1987-99
Alan Keen (Labour/Co-operative) - Army service (3 years)
Mark Lancaster (Conservative) - Officer Royal Engineers 1988-90;Major Royal Engineers (TA) 1990-
Rt Hon Michael Mates (Conservative) - Army service 1954-74:2nd Lieutenant RUR 1955;Queen's Dragoon Guards, RAC 1961, Major 1967, Lieutenant-Colonel 1973, Resigned commission 1974

Patrick Mercer (Conservative) - Sherwood Foresters 1975-1999
Andrew Mitchell (Conservative) - UN Peacekeeping Forces Cyprus: 1st Royal Tank Regiment (SSLC)
Mike Penning (Conservative) - Soldier, Grenadier Guards 1974-80;RAMC 1980-81
Andrew Robathan (Conservative) - Regular Army Officer, Coldstream Guards and SAS 1974-89;Rejoined Army for Gulf War January-April 1991
Hugh Robertson (Conservative) - Army officer The Life Guards, serving in Northern Ireland, Gulf War and Bosnia 1985-95
Hon Nicholas Soames (Conservative) - Lieutenant, 11th Hussars 1967-72
Sir Peter Tapsell (Conservative) - Subaltern Army national service in Middle East 1948-50;Royal Sussex Regiment
David Tredinnick (Conservative) - 2nd Lieutenant Grenadier Guards 1968-71
Ben Wallace (Conservative) - Army officer, Scots Guards 1990-98:Service in Northern Ireland, Central America, Cyprus, Germany; Intelligence 1994-95
Sir Nicholas Winterton (Conservative) - Commissioned army national service 14th/20th King's Hussars 1957-59


Ulster Defence Regiment (1)

Rt Hon Jeffrey Donaldson (Democratic Unionist Party) - Ulster Defence Regiment 1980-85


Territorial Army (12)

Tony Baldry (Conservative) - TA Officer 1971-83; Honorary Colonel RLC(TA)
Gregory Barker (Conservative) - TA (HAC)
Julian Brazier, TD (Conservative) - TA 1972-82, 1989-92
Derek Conway (Conservative) - Territorial Decoration (Territorial Army)
Mark Francois (Conservative) - TA 1983-89, commissioned 1985
Dominic Grieve (Conservative) - Territorial Army 1981-83
Philip Hollobone (Conservative) - Soldier and paratrooper, Territorial Army 1987-95
Ian Liddell-Grainger (Conservative) - Major Fusiliers TA
Andrew Selous (Conservative) - TA officer Honourable Artillery Company, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers 1981-94
Keith Simpson (Conservative) - Honorary Colonel Royal Military Police T.A.
Desmond Swayne (Conservative) - Major, Territorial Army; also called up to Gulf War II (Major in TA) (June 2003)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/3004920.stm

Peter Viggers (Conservative) - National service RAF pilot 1956-58;Territorial Army Officer 1962-67


Royal Air Force (7)

Joe Benton (Labour) - RAF national service 1955-57
Colin Challen (Labour) - RAF 1971-74
John Smith (Labour) - RAF 1967-71
Dr Bob Spink (Conservative) - RAF 1964-66 (invalided)
Dr Richard Taylor (Independent) - Medical officer RAF 1961-64
Peter Viggers (Conservative) - National service RAF pilot 1956-58;Territorial Army Officer 1962-67
Robert Wareing (Labour) - RAF 1948-50


Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (2)

Ben Chapman (Labour) - Pilot Officer, RAFVR 1959-61
Gerald Howarth (Conservative) - Commissioned RAFVR 1968


University Air Squadron (1)

Tim Yeo (Conservative) - Cambridge University Air Squadron 1964-67


Royal Navy (2)

Dr Andrew Murrison (Conservative) - Surgeon Commander Royal Navy 1981-2000; called up as Royal Navy Reservist (Medic) to Gulf War II in September 2003. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/low/england/wiltshire/3100374.stm

Richard Ottaway (Conservative) - Royal Navy Officer 1961-70


Royal Naval Reserve (2)

Dr Julian Lewis (Conservative) - Seaman, Royal Naval Reserve 1979-82
Dr Andrew Murrison (Conservative) - Surgeon Commander Royal Navy 1981-2000; called up as Royal Navy Reservist (Medic) to Gulf War II in September 2003. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/low/england/wiltshire/3100374.stm


Foreign Armed Services (1)

Dr Rudi Vis (Labour) - Dutch armed services 1960-64


Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme (Fellowships)

Rt Hon John Reid (Labour) - Fellow Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme


Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme (Army)

Dai Havard (Labour) - Member Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme (Army) 2002
Stephen O'Brien (Conservative) - Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme (Army) 2001-03


Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme (Navy)

Stephen Pound (Labour) - Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme (Navy)
 

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