Who we are

Our Patrons

Dan Jarvis MP
Member of Parliament for Barnsley Central, former Army Major for 1 Para who served in Afghanistan

Lord Robertson of Port Ellen

Former UK Defence Secretary and former General Secretary of NATO

Dan and George can be contacted via email: officeoflfof@gmail.com

Our Chair

Vernon Coaker MP
Shadow Defence Secretary
Email: vernon.coaker.mp@parliament.uk          Tel: 0207 219 6627

Our Advocates

Labour Friends of the Forces has a national network of advocates, consisting of veterans and Labour representatives. Please do get in contact to find out what activity is going on near you and how you can get involved.

London: Sundar Thavapalasundaram
Sundar served in Helmand province as an Army doctor with 16 Air Assault Brigade

South East: Jon Wheale
Jon served with the Gunners in Northern Ireland, Kosovo and Afghanistan

South West: Sophy Gardner
Sophy is a former RAF Wing Commander, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan

Eastern: Alasdair Ross
Alasdair has been a Labour councillor in Ipswich since 2008. He joined the Army in 1978 and served for 24 years, including in Afghanistan in 2009 as a reservist.

West Midlands: Jon Wheale
Jon served with the Gunners in Northern Ireland, Kosovo and Afghanistan

East Midlands: Sophy Gardner
Sophy is a former RAF Wing Commander, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan

Yorkshire:
Fraser Ross
Fraser served in the RAF

North East: Brian Carr
Brian is a veteran of the UK Army

North West: Stephen Burke
Stephen is a former Corporal Tank Commander, who served in Cyprus, Kuwait and Iraq

Scotland: Frankie Caldwell MBE
Frankie is a former Captain in the Royal Tank Regiment, who served in Iraq and was awarded the MBE for his Service

Wales: Nick Smith MP for Blaneau Gwent
Nick has taken a keen interest in defence issues since entering Parliament, in particular raising issues relating to protection of the military covenant

Our advocates can be contacted by email at: officeoflfof@gmail.com

8 responses to “Who we are

  1. Pingback: Our curious love affair with the military | Old News·

  2. Pingback: LED Lighting News » Blog Archive » Our curious love affair with the military·

  3. Pingback: Our curious love affair with the military | Firstpage Online UK News .co.uk·

  4. Pingback: Our curious love affair with the military | Travel - eNews24.co.uk·

  5. Pingback: Our curious love affair with the military | Travelling And Fitness·

  6. Pingback: Our curious love affair with the military | Best Rack Rates·

  7. Pingback: Our curious love affair with the military | Property Cloud | PropertyCloud·

  8. Pingback: Our curious love affair with the military - World Bad News : World Bad News·

Comment or ask a question here

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s