Conscientious objection in the armed forces – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

“After the end of national service in the early 1960s, the creation of a volunteer armed forces led to the issue of conscientious objection in Britain being largely relegated to the annals of history. However, a freedom of information request by The Independent revealed that since 1999 there have been 21 applications from members of the armed forces for discharge on the grounds of conscientious objection.”

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 7th March 2012