So why the delay? Because staff at the Ministry of Defence are dragging their feet, that's why. Top brass back the campaign but have accused staff of reacting too slowly in implementing the idea. But there again, they've only had five months to consider it at their committee meetings.
Link> The Mirror: MoD drags feet over medals call
Link> The Mirror: MPs urged to back our medal plea
Early Day Motion [EDM 95] - HONOUR THE BRAVE CAMPAIGN
primary sponsor: Kevan Jones MP
"That this House recognises the bravery, dedication and sacrifice of members of the armed forces serving in Afghanistan and Iraq; applauds the Daily Mirror's Honour the Brave campaign; and calls on the Government to ensure that all personnel in the Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force killed or wounded in enemy action are awarded a medal."
Link> PIMS: EDM 95