Covenant in action

Welsh Government Annual Covenant Report

30 September, 2020

The 2019  Annual Report on the Armed Forces Covenant in Wales has been published.  It covers the wide range of activity that has been taking place in support of the Armed Forces Community of Service Personnel, Veterans and families.

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Military spouses National Insurance credits system

In April 2016 HMRC and DWP introduced the Military spouses National Insurance credits system as part of their commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant. This new credit allows spouses or civil partners of Armed Forces personnel who are no longer be able to top up their pension using their spouse or civil partners record to claim credits for periods that they accompanied their spouse or civil partner abroad.

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A stage of life

“5 soldiers – The Body is the Frontline” is a piece of dance theatre funded by the Armed Forces Covenant showing audiences the experience of being a soldier.

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Engineering a new future

Twenty-four teenage girls from schools all around the UK grabbed the opportunity of a life time at RAF Cosford. They were a part of a week-long WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering) residential camp.

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