DWP bereavement benefits review will not affect payments under AFCS or War Pensions Scheme

The Department of Work and Pensions has confirmed that the review of bereavement benefits announced by the Minister for Welfare Reform on 12 Dec does NOT affect payments to service widows or widowers under the War Pensions Scheme or Armed Forces Compensation Scheme.

Human rights of armed forces personnel: BAFF participation in key international working group

Below is a report by EUROMIL about the first meeting (14-15 June 2007) of a Council of Europe working group which is drawing up recommendations on the human rights of armed forces personnel.

Unconnected with BAFF: "The Servicemens Union"

In May 2008 a new website appeared under the banner of 'The Servicemen's Union'.