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Do the armed forces deserve special treatment?

The government's expected to confirm that the military covenant will be written into law for the first time. New benefits for military families are also likely, such as help with healthcare, council tax relief and extra money for schooling.

But do the armed forces deserve special treatment? Nicky Campbell takes your calls, and hears from guests including Patrick Mercer, the Conservative MP and former infantryman, and Chris Nineham from the Stop the War Coalition.

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Mon 16 May 2011 09:00

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