Monday, October 13, 2008

Nick Clegg and Liberal Democrats behind Gurkhas

Liberal Democrat Leader, Nick Clegg will meet retired Gurkhas shortly to pledge to support the Immigration (Discharged Gurkhas) Bill through the House of Commons.

The Bill was due to receive its Third Reading in the House of Lords earlier today.

In a meeting room in Portcullis House, Nick will join Bahadur Pun and Lachhiman Gurung, retired Victoria Cross holders, Joanna Lumley, campaigner for Gurkha Justice and Lord Lee of Trafford, author of the Bill. He will then sign a pledge to support the Immigration (Discharged Gurkhas) Bill

Joanna Lumley and the Gurkha Justice Team will also be writing to all MPs enclosing a pledge card for them to sign and return to the Gurkha Justice campaign.
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