‘We need you’: Speaker of the House wants more veterans employed in Parliament

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In an exclusive interview with Forces News, Sir Lindsay Hoyle, The Speaker of the House of Commons, has called for more military veterans to work at the Palace of Westminster.

Whether it’s as parliamentary security, doorkeepers, chefs, engineers or maintenance workers, Mr Speaker said:

The House of Commons represents the United Kingdom, but of course we’ve people who’ve served in our armed forces, not only the bravery that they’ve served for their country, it’s also the importance of the skills they’ve got and we should be recruiting those skills.

Find out more and see the interview on Forces.Net

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