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More needs to be done to make sure ex-service personnel get into decent homes when they leave the armed forces, the shadow chancellor has said while marking the D-Day anniversary.

Labour’s Rachel Reeves said a shortage of quality, affordable housing had left those leaving the armed forces struggling to find somewhere to live.

The shadow chancellor added it was making it harder to honour the Armed Forces Covenant established between service personnel and the Government to support them.

Ms Reeves’ comments come as she met with military veterans in Bishopthorpe near York on Thursday, June 6 on the 80th anniversary of the Normandy Landings.

 

 


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