This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government
Petition Prevent the Government from widening the scope of combat immunity.
Servicemen and women injured during combat will be shut out of the justice system under new Government plans to widen the scope of combat immunity to stop claims of negligence coming to court.
Under the proposals, combat immunity - which provides an exemption from legal liability for members of the armed forces and the government - would apply to all claims brought by those in combat, even when failings occurred far from the battlefield.
This petition closed early because of a General Election Find out more on the Petitions Committee website