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Service complaints and victim support - evidence session

16 March 2021

The Defence Sub-Committee on Women in the Armed Forces will hear from former complaints Ombudsman Nicola Williams. The Sub-Committee will also hear from service charities.


Thursday 18 March

At 10am

  • Emma Norton, Director and Solicitor at Centre for Military Justice (CMJ)
  • Nicola Williams, former Service Complaints Ombudsman for the Armed Forces

At 11am

  • Ahmed Al-Nahhas, Partner and Head of Military Claims at Bolt Burdon Kemp solicitors
  • Wing Commander (Ret’d) Graham House, Principal of Justice4Troops

Purpose of the session

The session will focus on:

  • The handling of serious behavioural complaints and sexual offences in the service justice system
  • The specialist support available for victims and commanding officers
  • The quality of the investigations process. The session will also explore potential future reforms

Further information

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