Most countries recognise and acknowledge the sacrifices which are made by their military men and women.
After all, if the s**t hits the fan, then it’s our brave lads and lasses in the military who the general public will expect to defend the country, even if that means they lose their life.
As a veteran myself, I feel honoured to have served alongside some of the bravest humans I have ever met.
And I also know how much it means to the veteran community when the government and the general public acknowledge and honour the service of armed forces personnel.
And the government has invited businesses, veterans groups and the public to respond to the consultation via the Gov.uk website.
Personally, I think that veterans themselves should not have to pay any National Insurance contributions at all.
After all, veterans were willing to put their lives on the line for the safety and security of the country.
Waiving their responsibility to pay National Insurance is, as a country, the least we can do.
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