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Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Jan 4, 2016. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorised into yes/no stances.
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Learn more about Women in Combat
In 2015 David Cameron ordered the Ministry of Defence to be ready to welcome female soldiers into "close combat" roles next year. Proponents argue that it will help the military retain more women, who tend to leave the services permanently when they have children. Opponents argue that allowing women to serve in these roles would limit the military's ability to fight in combat situations. See recent Women in Combat news
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Yes as long as enough training is done, to prevent the man from risking mission success to save the woman's life. But really women should be able to fight the same as men. 2 years ago from a Labour in Farnborough
No, puts women in danger as they are vulnerable. 2 years ago from a Green in Rochester
Women who have served in combat are 135 times more likely to suffer from PTSD. 2 years ago from a Conservative in Blackburn