Research and briefings
There is a huge wealth of research available on the Armed Forces community, covering a wide variety of issues.
The Legion has conducted a number of its own research projects over the past decade. Please click here to access this research, as well as other publications such as policy briefings
and literature reviews.
The King's Centre for Military Health Research (KCMHR) has carried out a vast amount of research on the health and wellbeing of the UK Armed Forces. Please click here to access KCMHR’s publication page, or read its summary report from September 2010: What has been achieved by fifteen years of research into the health of the UK Armed Forces?
The Legion recently committed £5m over six years to fund The Royal British Legion Centre for Blast Injury Studies at Imperial College, London. CBIS's world-leading research aims to reduce the devastating impact of blast injuries and improve the treatment and recovery of those injured whilst serving their country.
We lobby and advise national and local Government on issues related to the welfare of the Armed Forces community, holding it to account on the commitmets of the Armed Forces Covenant. As part of this process, we submit formal responses to Government and other consultations.
Use the links below to view consultation papers on the topics listed.
- War Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS)
- Disability and welfare benefits
- Inquests and Coroners
- Armed Forces Covenant
- General welfare, Ministry of Defence and Defence Committee consultations
- Health and social care