This report sets out and updates the achievements of the Armed Forces Covenant and highlights the remaining challenges and new commitments.
This is the ninth Armed Forces Covenant annual report since its introduction in the Armed Forces Act 2011. This report covers the period from 1 October 2019 to 30 September 2020. Where figures relate to a different time period, for example financial year, this is stated. Responding to feedback that previous reports were lengthy or unfocused, this year’s report captures new activity or specific progress made against existing initiatives within the reporting period. The report includes activity by the UK Government for reserved issues and activity within the devolved spaces of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
Ministry of Defence, 2020. The Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report 2020.