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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 60
Monday, June 19, 2017, 11:06 a.m. to 12:24 p.m.
Neil R. Ellis, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Andrew Lauzon, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Jean-Rodrigue Paré, Analyst
Veterans UK
• Martin Goudie, Business Development Manager, Veterans Welfare Service
• Paul Kingham, Chair of Chairs, Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees
• Rob Rowntree, Deputy Head, Welfare and Support
• Yvonne Sanderson, Assistant Head, Operational Policy, Planning and Training
• Carolyn Short, Assistant Head, War Pensions Scheme and Armed Forces Compensation Scheme
Ministry of Defence of the United Kingdom
• Beryl Preston, Assistant Head, Service Personnel Support, Compensation
• Capt Mark Heffron, Deputy Head, Service Personnel Support, Welfare
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Monday, February 6, 2017, the Committee resumed its comparative study of services to veterans in other jurisdictions.

Rob Rowntree, by videoconference from Gosport, United Kingdom, made a statement and, with Martin Goudie, Capt Mark Heffron, Beryl Preston, by videoconference from London, United Kingdom, Yvonne Sanderson and Paul Kingham, by videoconference from Thornton-Cleveleys, United Kingdom, answered questions.

At 12:09 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:23 p.m., the sitting resumed.

At 12:24 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Patrick Williams
Clerk of the Committee