MP backs veter­ans’ cen­sus cam­paign

The Oban Times - - News -

AR­GYLL and Bute MP Bren­dan O’Hara, pic­tured, has con­firmed his sup­port for the Royal Bri­tish Le­gion and Pop­pyscot­land’s Count Them In cam­paign, which calls for ques­tions on the armed forces com­mu­nity to be in­cluded in the next UK cen­sus.

Mr O’Hara said there are cur­rently be­tween 6.5 mil­lion and 6.7 mil­lion mem­bers of the armed forces com­mu­nity in the UK, but lit­tle is known about the ex­act num­bers, lo­ca­tion and needs of this group.

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