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The Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committee is looking for new members

Hugo Fletcher
By Hugo Fletcher
August 9, 2019
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The Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committee (VPAC) is a Non-Departmental Public Body whose Chairmen and Members are appointed by the Minister for Defence Personnel and Veterans.

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 VAPC is looking for new members for 12 of its 13 regional committees and 5 Chairmen, one for each of the following regional committees – East Midlands, North East, London, West Midland and Northern Ireland. The positions are voluntary, unpaid roles but travel, subsistence and loss of earnings may be payable.

You can find full details at the following links:

Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committee – 5 Regional Chairs

Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committee – Members to 12 of 13 Regions

 

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