Archive for the 'Gurkhas' Category

Gurkha veterans lose pensions test case battle with MoD – BBC News

“Retired Gurkhas have lost a High Court test case battle with the Ministry of Defence over pension rights.”

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BBC News, 11th January 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Gurkha pension case reaches court – BBC News

“Campaigners representing retired Gurkhas are going to the High Court later in a battle over their pensions.”

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BBC News, 27th October 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Gurkhas win final victory to stay in Britain – The Independent

“All Gurkha veterans will today win the right to settle in Britain following an embarrassing climb-down by Gordon Brown.”

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The Independent, 21st May 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Home Office rejects all Gurkha residency test cases – The Guardian

“Gurkha rights campaigners today accused Gordon Brown of betrayal after learning that all five test cases of applications to stay in Britain have been rejected by the Home Office.”

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The Guardian, 7th May 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Rules on Gurkhas ‘need rethink’ – BBC News

“The government must come up with a revised policy on Gurkha immigration rights, a senior Labour MP has warned.”

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BBC News, 3rd May 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Government statement following Commons vote on Ghurkhas – UK Border Agency

“Border and Immigration Minister Phil Woolas made the following statement to the House of Commons.”

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UK Border Agency, 30th April 2009

Source: www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk

Gurkha fury over limited living rights – The Independent

“They had, for generations, shown courage and sacrifice, fighting for Britain in countless wars. But yesterday the Gurkhas said they had been repaid by the Government with contempt and betrayal.”

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The Independent, 25th April 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk


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