Untouchable

A Sky News expose of the toxic cultures surrounding the RAF Red Arrows The IDA were priviledged to be able to help the victims of the toxic culture surrounding the iconic RAF Red Arrows by highlighting the issues to the Chief of the Air Staff as early as May 2021,...
Women in the Armed Forces: Follow-Up (2023)

Women in the Armed Forces: Follow-Up (2023)

Inquiry In 2021, the Defence Sub-Committee, chaired by Sarah Atherton MP, conducted an inquiry into Women in the Armed Forces and female veterans. It published a detailed report in July 2021, which made a series of recommendations to improve the experiences...
Operational Effectiveness of the Armed Forces

Operational Effectiveness of the Armed Forces

April-June 2023 Executive Summary The focus of the IDA focus remains the People strand of Defence and the need for objective advocacy and representation. The latest recruiting failures and attitude surveys continue to show that defence is incapable of maintaining even...
Operational Effectiveness of the Armed Forces

Operational Effectiveness of the Armed Forces

April-June 2023 – IDA Update Operational Effectiveness of the Armed Forces April-June 2023 The focus of the IDA remains the People strand of Defence and the need for objective advocacy and representation. The latest recruiting failures and attitude surveys...

IDA Feb – March 2023 Update

Operational Effectiveness of the Armed Forces February/March 2023 New Chief of Defence People refuses to meet with IDA. In what can only be interpreted as a closed mentality in the face of tumbling recruiting/retention figures, dissatisfaction being expressed on...