Our campaigns look to improve the lives of everyone in the Armed Forces community and make sure their voice is heard.

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Credit their Service

The Royal British Legion launches "Credit their Service", a campaign demanding an end to the treatment of military compensation as income by welfare benefit means tests, which results in veterans and their families missing out on thousands of pounds a year.
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General Election Manifesto 2024

Our 2024 Manifesto highlights our top five priorities for the UK government to better support our Armed Forces community.
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Our Campaigning Impact in 2023

From the launch of the RBL Councillor Network, the Credit their Service campaign, and our 2024 General Election manifesto, responding to 31 consultations, kicking off major new research, and understanding our community using Census and wider data releases; 2023 was a busy, exciting and successful year for the Campaigns, Policy and Research team.
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The Veteran Friendly Framework

The Veteran Friendly Framework (VFF) is a collaborative project led by the Royal British Legion (RBL), Royal Star & Garter (RSG), and the Veterans Covenant Healthcare Alliance (VCHA)
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One year of the Armed Forces Covenant Duty

The Armed Forces Covenant Duty - One Year On

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Commonwealth visa fees

Government agree to scrap visa fees for Commonwealth military personnel

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The Armed Forces Covenant: Reflections on a decade of the nation’s promise

The Royal British Legion and Poppyscotland have launched an independent report reflecting on the impact on the Armed Forces Covenant on the wellbeing of serving personnel, veterans, and their families.
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Veteran Darren Fuller painted at the Houses of Parliament to show how the Armed Forces community is currently invisible on the UK Census

Count Them In

We did it! Following a campaign by RBL and Poppyscotland the Government will for the first time include a question on the Armed Forces in the next UK Census in 2021.
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