The Government has announced £6 million of emergency funding to support military charities which are struggling to raise funds during the coronavirus pandemic.
Defence Minister for People and Veterans Johnny Mercer made the announcement via a video link in the House of Commons on Tuesday.
It follows concerns from some military charities after the cancellation of a number of fundraising events because of lockdown.
Nikki Scott, founder of Scotty's Little Soldiers, which sup
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