A slur on our Arctic Heroes by Veterans Minister

ANGER Arctic Convoy veteran Commander Eddie Grenfell outside Parliament yesterday

ANGER Arctic Convoy veteran Commander Eddie Grenfell outside Parliament yesterday

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SURVIVORS of the Second World War Arctic Convoys have called for veterans minister Andrew Robathan to be sacked.

It comes after he compared their claim for a medal to the high number of honours dished out to Soviet generals and Colonel Gaddafi’s henchmen.

SLUR Veterans Minister Andrew Robathan
SLUR Veterans Minister Andrew Robathan

The minister told a House of Commons debate that if Britain awarded a separate Arctic Star it would be the same as the proliferation of medals seen in authoritarian regimes.

 

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