IDA May June 22 Update

Operational Effectiveness of the Armed Forces May/June 2022 IDA Update New CGS setting the tone and role modelling The condemnation by the newly appointed CGS of the conduct of3 PARAis encouraging, with Gen Sir Patrick Sanders writing that, “My message to the Army is...
IDA April / May 22 Update

IDA April / May 22 Update

Operational Effectiveness of the Armed Forces   – April/May 2022 Update Veterans snubbed yet again – this time by Government refusal to overhaul the system The Armed Forces Defence Minister, Leo Docherty, has refused to carry out an independent review...
Independent Defence Authority – January 2022 Update

Independent Defence Authority – January 2022 Update

Operational Effectiveness of the Armed Forces Independent Defence Authority – January 2022 Update – 31 January 2022 Passage of the Armed Forces Bill, but major issues are still unresolved   The Armed Forces Bill has now received its royal Assent, but many of the...
Independent Defence Authority (IDA) comments on the Armed Forces Bill (AFB) Sub Committee Report released 22 April 2021

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...