Armed Forces Covenant Report 2020
11 Dec 2020
Published in: Other
Nearly 1500 organisations, large and small have signed the Covenant in 2020
The 2020 Annual Armed Forces Covenant Report has been published. This report covered progress in areas such as education and housing across the UK, highlights of the report include:
• Nearly 1500 organisations, large and small have signed the Covenant in 2020, bringing the total to over 6000 and demonstrating a huge amount of support for the Armed Forces Community
• 22,000 Service Personnel have been helped on to the property ladder since the Forces Help to Buy scheme was introduced in 2014 • 800 GP practices in England are now accredited as 'Veteran Friendly'
• £123m has been invested in improvements in SFA, with a further £200m from the Covid Grant Fund spent to upgrade an additional 3500 homes.
• The Civil service announced plans to introduce a guaranteed interview scheme for veterans
The full report, together with a summary report and a 'Covenant on a page' are available HERE