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PMQs: Arctic Convoy veterans to be honoured

19 December 2012 Last updated at 12:44 GMT

The prime minister has announced that veterans of the Arctic Convoys in WWII will be awarded medals.

There will also be a clasp for veterans of Bomber Command.

David Cameron told MPs he had accepted the recommendations of a review of military medals carried out by former diplomat Sir John Holmes.

He said: "I am very pleased that some of the brave men of the Arctic Convoys will get the recognition they so richly deserve for the very dangerous work they did.