We call for the recognition of the unique contribution made by our nuclear test veterans to the nation and defence of the realm, during the British Nuclear Testing Programme in the 1950s and 1960s.
In contrast to many other nuclear powers, Britain has never fully acknowledged it’s debt of gratitude. Furthermore, we rank towards the bottom of the ‘decency’ league table when it comes to how we treat our test veterans.
Official recognition from the UK Prime Minister, written or oral, would go a long way to honouring the service these veterans gave, together with an ex gratia donation from the Government of £25million to help with the establishment of a Benevolent Fund to help assist those veterans and their descendents in need.
This petition will help support the ongoing Recognition Campaign for British Nuclear Test Veterans and their families being conducted by the BNTVA Charity.
Information on the BNTVA can be found HERE
Latest news about the Recognition Campaign can be found HERE
General news about the BNTVA and items of interest to Veterans and their families is HERE
Individuals wanting more information about the BNTVA should contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Members of the British Parliament interested in learning more and supporting our campaign should contact our Patron John Baron MP
Media or other 'non-individual' enquiries about the BNTVA and the Recognition Campaign should contact Cratus Communications at the email address email@example.com
The campaign is also being supported by a national art exhibition "Shadow of the Bomb" Details of the exhibition are posed in the Recognition Campaign news pages.
Please sign........we have worked very hard to bring the matter to the attention of the government in an professional manner, your support is essential to let the people in power know what the person on the street feels about the plight of our veterans.