Welcome to the AFVBC News & Announements, this page shows all news associated to the Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Clubs including any news which will have any effect on the clubs and the ruuning of the clubs
Littlehampton Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Club, Armed Forces Champions Ian Neville and Richard Jeffrey along with some fellow club members attended the, Together we can make a difference 2020 at the Amex in Brighton today. There was a strong focus on Women Veterans and an agreement to request to lobby for Women’s Veterans to have their own representative within the new Government Veterans Department and also a celebration of finally all roles being open to women.
Veterans Breakfast Clubs CIC are now showing on the Armed Forces Covenant Website, we signed the covenant in October 2019 but it has only now just updated on their website. This will allow ALL Breakfast Clubs to be viewed not just the selected few which other websites show.
The Queen has said the Government is working to tackle "vexatious claims" against military personnel. It follows a pledge from the Prime Minister to change the law to protect forces veterans from unfair and "vexatious" legal action. The Conservatives have previously said they want to amend the Human Rights Act so it does not apply to incidents that took place before the law came into force in October 2000.
Alderson House in Bridlington could close as part of Royal British Legion restructuring plans, a Royal British Legion holiday home in Bridlington could close as part of restructuring plans. The charity announced it is undertaking a wider strategic review to look at how they operate and assess if charitable funds are being spent effectively.