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Why an IDA and what could it look like?

Why an IDA and what could it look like?

The Problem The Sarah Atherton review into Women in the Armed Forces has completed its initial session of oral evidence – it has stimulated a number of issues, now in the media and public domain, one of the simplest and more shocking was the failure by the MoD...
LGBT veterans can apply for forfeited medals

LGBT veterans can apply for forfeited medals

16th February 2021   MoD announcement that LGBT veterans can apply for forfeited medals – Independent Defence Authority view     Baroness Goldie DL, a junior Defence Minister, announced today that “Former service personnel will be invited to apply for...
IDA views on the Armed Forces Bill

IDA views on the Armed Forces Bill

  The Armed Forces Bill 2021 – IDA Comments This is the collective thoughts of the Independent Defence Authority regarding the opening debate on the Armed Forces Bill 2021, discussed in the House of Commons on 8th February 2021. Whilst it is recognised an Armed...