Veteran homelessness in England rises by 14% despite promises of Johnny Mercer, Minister of State for Veterans’ Affairs

Despite the UK government’s commitment and an £8.8m housing fund, homelessness among armed forces veterans in England has increased by 14% in 2022-23.

New Troubles Bill: Seeking transparency or protecting the British State?

The proposed Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill, which aims to protect the UK government from legal consequences for its actions during The Troubles, is currently under scrutiny in Parliament, with critics arguing that it shields the state from accountability, undermines human rights norms, threatens the Good Friday Agreement, and dismisses the quest for justice by families affected by the conflict.

The surprising reality of British Armed Forces Fatalities and the growing concern of suicide rates: a report citing AOAV data in the Express

The declining number of combat-related deaths in the UK Armed Forces reveals a growing concern over suicide rates, as mental health challenges emerge as a critical modern threat for military personnel.

Questions raised as research finds UK armed forces charities sitting on reserves of £275 million

UK’s largest military charities holding assets of £1.4bn and unrestricted reserves of £275m raise concerns over hoarding cash, with questions being raised over the best ratio of reserves to income and recent donations to military charities, while the Charity Commission warns about charity with big reserves may provoke resentment if it seeks more funds.