The Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees (VAPC) are looking for new members for 12 of its 13 regional committees and five Chairmen, one for each of the following regional committees – East Midlands, North East, London, West Midland and Northern Ireland.
The roles of the VAPC include raising awareness of the War Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation Schemes, the Veterans UK Welfare Service and the availability of cross government support to Veterans and their families assisting veterans in accessing local services as envisaged under the Armed Forces Covenant. The VAPC also provide support to Veterans UK by monitoring its welfare service and assisting individuals with any problems or complaints they have regarding the war pensions or AFCS claims process and much more besides.
The positions are voluntary, unpaid roles but travel, subsistence and loss of earnings may be payable.
(Cobseo, August 2019)