Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report 2017 Contents

Contents

Summary

1 Introduction

Armed Forces Covenant

Our inquiry

2 The Armed Forces Covenant at the centre of Government

The new Veterans Board

Wider Covenant governance structure and devolved administrations

Lead Departmental Ministers

Monitoring Covenant delivery

Veterans Strategy

Informing the Veterans Strategy

War widows and widowers as part of the veterans community

The balance between veterans and current Service personnel and their families

3 Covenant Funding

LIBOR Funding

Future administration of the Covenant Fund

4 Accommodation

Performance of CarillionAmey

The Ministry of Defence’s agreement with Annington Property Limited

Combined Accommodation Assessment Scheme

Single Living Accommodation

Performance of the Defence Infrastructure Organisation

5 Armed Forces Pay

6 Healthcare

Priority Access to NHS Medical Treatment

Mental Health

Mental Health helplines

Inspections of MoD Defence Medical facilities

7 Education

Service Pupil Premium

MoD Education Support Fund

8 The Covenant in Business and the Community Covenant

The Covenant in Business

Community Covenant

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes

Witnesses

Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament




Published: 30 June 2018