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Armed forces bullying needs urgent action, says Madeleine Moon

A Welsh MP has demanded an immediate overhaul of the way bullying is dealt with by the armed forces.

Bridgend MP Madeleine Moon, a member of the House of Commons defence committee, said a new ombudsman was needed to properly investigate complaints.

In 2013, a survey of military staff found one in 10 said they had been a victim of discrimination, harassment or bullying the previous year.

The Ministry of Defence said it had zero tolerance of bullying.

Ms Moon spoke to BBC Radio Wales.

Armed forces bullying action call

  • 03 Feb 2014