Our campaigning and policy work is based on research and evidence. Find out more about research we have commissioned and conducted over the past decade.
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There is a huge wealth of research available from across the UK on the Armed Forces community, covering a wide variety of issues:
Deployment to Employment – Exploring the veteran employment gap in the UK, The Royal British Legion, September 2016
Health, welfare and social needs of the Armed Forces Community: a qualitative study, The Royal British Legion & Compass Partnership, March 2011
Legion welfare in the 2010s: a decade of change, The Royal British Legion & Centre for Future Studies, March 2011
Literature review: UK veterans and homelessness, The Royal British Legion, 2011
Literature review: UK Veterans and the criminal justice system, The Royal British Legion, 2011
Honouring the Armed Forces Community, Local Government Information Unit (LGiU) and the Royal British Legion
Gulf War: a legacy of suspicion, The Royal British Legion for the Gulf War Group, 2007
Older People in Europe – Health, Social Care and Welfare Full Report, Age Concern, The Royal British Legion, University of Liverpool, 2008
Caring in Spain, A study into the current and future care needs of the British ex-Service community permanently resident in Spain, Royal British Legion and Centre for Future Studies, 2009
Profile of the ex-Service community in the UK 2005, Royal British Legion with Compass Partnership, 2006