Widow’s anger over bid to block compensation

Sheila Gray, from Billingham, lost her husband Frank to cancer in 1992 - four decades after he witnessed nuclear bomb testing in the Monte Bello islands off the West Australian coast.

Successive British governments have refused to acknowledge a link between the tests and the illnesses later suffered by the ex-servicemen and their children, and as a result have refused to pay compensation.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Plenty of money for the nuclear weapons, but none for the soldiers.

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