British Nuclear Test Veterans

John Baron MP explains to the Prime Minister why nuclear test veterans are a special case

April 9, 2014
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MP presses David Cameron on recognition campaign As part of the recognition campaign for the British nuclear test veterans, John Baron MP had a private meeting with the Prime Minister this afternoon to discuss the aims of the campaign. After previously hitting a brick wall with the MoD, John requested the meeting with the...
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John Baron MP promised meeting with Prime Minister over Nuclear Test Veterans

April 3, 2014
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MP supporting recognition campaign John Baron MP has been assisting the British Nuclear Test Veterans’ Association (BNTVA) in their campaign of recognition for the veterans’ unique service in the 1950s and 1960s. Having initially approached the MoD and hitting a brick wall, John has been promised a meeting with the Prime Minister (following his...
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John Baron MP: Prime Minister differs with Ministers at PMQs over Nuclear Test Veterans

February 12, 2014
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Prime Minister says discussions ongoing Today during Prime Minister’s Questions, John Baron MP asked the Prime Minister about the British nuclear test veterans. The British Nuclear Test Veterans’ Association (BNTVA), of which John is Patron, is running a campaign in support of the veterans, the aims of which are twofold: to secure oral or...
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John Baron MP speaks at nuclear test veterans’ lobby of Parliament

November 27, 2013
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MP and BNTVA also hand in petition to No 10 Today John Baron MP (as Patron of the British Nuclear Test Veterans’ Association – BNTVA) and other Parliamentary colleagues joined nuclear test veterans, their families and descendents in their march on Parliament. The march, organised by the BNTVA, was in support of the test...
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John Baron MP urges Government to recognise debt of gratitude to nuclear test veterans

October 29, 2013
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MP: Parliamentary Debate today marks second and final phase of campaign John Baron MP, Patron of the British Nuclear Test Veterans’ Association, will be speaking in a debate he has secured today urging the Government to finally recognise the debt of gratitude we owe our nuclear test veterans. Britain compares poorly to other countries...
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Nuclear test veterans take their fight to Parliament as Patron John Baron MP secures Westminster Hall debate

October 24, 2013
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Our nuclear test veterans have been campaigning for official recognition for many years, and today marks a big step forward as their case is to be aired in a Parliamentary Westminster Hall debate led by their patron John Baron MP. For years our test veterans have felt forgotten and unacknowledged by the nation for...
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John Baron MP highlights nuclear test veterans campaign and calls for Government recognition

July 18, 2013
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MP says Britain ranks low on the ‘international table of decency’   Yesterday in the House of Commons, MPs debated alternatives to the nuclear deterrent, in the light of the Trident Alternatives Review published on Tuesday. During the debate, John Baron MP raised the issue of the British nuclear test veterans, who took part...
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John Baron MP helps launch BNTVA recognition campaign

June 11, 2013
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John Baron MP helps launch BNTVA recognition campaign

MP highlights art exhibition inspired by nuclear tests Today in Parliament, the British Nuclear Test Veterans’ Association (BNTVA) launched their campaign for official recognition by the nation for the contribution made by veterans of the British nuclear testing programme. As Patron of the BNTVA, John sponsored and spoke at the event, which was attended...
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John Baron MP launches next stage of British Nuclear Test Veterans’ Campaign

January 17, 2013
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MP highlights contribution of Veterans   Today in the House of Commons, during a debate on the nuclear deterrent, John Baron MP highlighted the debt of gratitude the country owes our nuclear test veterans, who in the 1950s and 1960s were instrumental to the creation of the British nuclear deterrent. John is Patron of...
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John Baron MP steps up pressure over nuclear test veterans

December 9, 2009
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MP’s EDM attracts over 100 MP’s signatures   Frustrated by the extremely slow progress in securing promised Government studies on nuclear test veterans and their families, John Baron MP last week stepped up pressure on the Government by tabling Early Day Motion 266 entitled ‘Nuclear Test Veterans’. This campaign has been supported by...
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