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It is important that we give veterans the opportunity to return to the battlefields. I think that my right hon.
I have spoken to Gus Hales. I am very sorry about what has happened to him. I have also spoken to Combat Stress.
The hon. Lady raises an important point.
I am obviously saddened that there is less time to debate this important issue right now, let alone on any future occasion.
With your permission, Mr Speaker, I will group this with Question 18.
Combat Stress came about after the first world war, from which people were returning with conditions that we did not understand then.
We are concerned about that. We do not want to see any delay in the allocation of armed forces compensation, and if the hon.
I half agree with the hon. Lady. We do need to improve standards. It is so important that we think about our armed forces.
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