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Forces veterans struggle for social housing, says committee

War veterans could struggle to get on social housing waiting lists in Wales, a committee of MPs has warned.

Military personnel who move between bases could lose out to people who can show a strong local connection.

The Welsh Affairs Committee says veterans should be made a bigger priority.

Oliver Hides spoke to Gulf War veteran Keith Johnson, from Bridgend, who served in the Army for 14 years until 1998.

Forces suffer housing 'disadvantage'

  • 12 Feb 2013