British Nuclear Test Veterans

John Baron MP: British Nuclear Test Veterans’ Association issues call for projects

August 3, 2015
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MP urges nuclear veterans to send suggestions to BNTVA After a long campaign in Parliament, in March the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon George Osborne MP, announced the formation of a £25m Aged Veterans’ Fund, to which the British Nuclear Test Veterans’ Association (BNTVA) could apply in order to fund projects of benefit...
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BNTVA and John Baron MP meet No 10 and MoD officials

May 29, 2015
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Nuclear Test Veteran campaign seeks to uphold ‘No 10 Agreement’ Last week, the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the British Nuclear Test Veterans’ Association (BNTVA), as well as the group’s Patron, John Baron MP, held a constructive meeting at the MoD with officials from No 10 and the MoD. The meeting was to clarify the...
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BNTVA and John Baron MP meet No 10 officials regarding the Budget provisions

March 26, 2015
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Campaign team welcomed by Prime Minister Following a long campaign for a £25m Charitable Fund for our nuclear test veterans and their descendants, the Chancellor announced in his Budget speech last week a provision for our eldest veterans. Test veterans would also be eligible to benefit from this sum. Last night, the British Nuclear...
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BNTVA and John Baron MP respond to Chancellor’s budget announcement

March 18, 2015
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Meeting at No 10 next week to flesh out details Following a long campaign for a £25m Charitable Fund for our nuclear test veterans and their descendants, the Chancellor today announced a provision for our eldest veterans. Test veterans and their descendants would be eligible to benefit from this sum. The British Nuclear Test...
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John Baron MP presses Prime Minister on Nuclear Test Veterans

November 19, 2014
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MP looks forward to Defence Secretary meeting Today at PMQs, John Baron MP asked the Prime Minister about the British nuclear test veterans. John and the British Nuclear Test Veterans’ Association (BNTVA) have been campaigning for official recognition for the test veterans’ service, and for a Government ex gratia payment of £25m to establish...
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John Baron MP raises nuclear test veterans’ campaign at PMQs

October 22, 2014
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MP calls for Charitable Fund for veterans and their descendants Today at PMQs, John Baron MP asked the Prime Minister about the British nuclear test veterans. John and the British Nuclear Test Veterans’ Association (BNTVA) have been campaigning for official recognition for the test veterans’ service, and for a Government ex gratia payment of...
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John Baron MP welcomes validation of report as part of nuclear test veterans campaign

October 20, 2014
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MP says campaign does not rest on science John Baron MP has welcomed the publication in a peer-reviewed scientific journal of Professor Busby’s 2007 report which suggests ill-health amongst the descendants of veterans may be linked to their presence at British nuclear tests in the 1950s and 1960s. The main findings were that uranium...
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John Baron MP: New study highlights extent of nuclear test veterans’ health anguish

September 1, 2014
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MP says photograph bolsters recognition campaign John Baron MP and the British Nuclear Test Veterans’ Association (BNTVA) are campaigning on behalf of those veterans who took part in our nuclear tests in the 1950s and 1960s in Australia and the South Pacific. As part of the campaign, the BNTVA has very recently conducted a...
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John Baron MP welcomes Prime Minister’s comments on nuclear test veterans

July 2, 2014
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MP reiterates calls for BNTVA Charitable Fund Today at Prime Minister’s Questions, John Baron MP again questioned the Prime Minister on the British Nuclear Test Veterans. John and the British Nuclear Test Veterans’ Association (BNTVA) are campaigning on behalf of test veterans, with the aim of securing official recognition from the Prime Minister for...
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John Baron MP hosts Parliamentary screening of Nuclear Test Veterans film

June 20, 2014
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MP promises further evidence of ‘shameful’ indifference On 25th June the British Nuclear Test Veterans’ Association (BNTVA) and John Baron MP will host a film screening in Parliament. The 40-minute film, entitled Nobody told us Anything, documents the test veterans’ participation in the British nuclear tests in Australia and the South Pacific in the...
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