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Nick Clegg to lead attack on Labour’s Gurkha betrayal in Parliament

Angry doesn’t even come close.

A sickening ruling“.

Contempt for this gutless, sickening Government decision“.

The week Labour lost its last principles“.

These are just some reactions to a Government announcement today on settlement rights for Gurkhas who retired before 1997.

So what’s the story and background?

Gurkhas have served all across the world in the defence of our country for nearly 200 years. Over 45,000 died in the two World Wars as part of the British Army, and they are still fighting in the British Army today.

But until quite recently, the Gurkhas had no right to citizenship in this country after completing …

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