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Armed Forces Covenant and Bill

  • Friday 30 September, 2.00pm – 4.00pm
  • Chamber, County Hall, Carmarthen
  • Contributors: Llinos Evans (Policy & Involvement Manager), Hayley Edwards (Regional Armed Forces Covenant Liaison Officer)

Objectives:

  • To increase understanding of the Armed Forces Covenant (AFC) and the Armed Forces Bill.
  • By the end of the session you will be able to:
  • Understand the context and background of where the AFC has come from.
  • State who makes up the Armed Forces Community.
  • Recognise the percentage of the population in Wales that are from the Armed Forces.
  • Explain the difference between Service Life and civilian life.
  • Explain the impact the differences can have on some of the Armed Forces Community.
  • Understand what the Local Authority needs to consider and respond to in relation to the Armed Forces Community, the Armed Forces Covenant and the Armed Forces Bill.