The Forces Pension Society is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that acts as the pension watchdog for the whole military community. The Society is funded by membership subscriptions and offers Members a wide range of benefits.
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We have taken this up with the MOD and are actively seeking a resolution.
The name SPVA will be phased out on a rolling programme over the next few months.
On 10 March Katy Clark, Labour MP for North Ayrshire and Arran tabled Early Day Motion 1157 with cross party support.
Holding the Government to the Armed Forces Covenant
The Forces Pension Society is currently campaigning on behalf of those Service widows who lose their Armed Forces pensions on remarriage or cohabitation.
The 2013 Armed Forces Continuous Attitude Survey shows a fall in satisfaction levels across the services.
Topical pension issues
Following intense negotiations between the MoD and the Treasury, there has been some positive movement on this issue that has resulted in a more sensible and favourable outcome for some Service Personnel.
Following on from the previous paper in which Lieutenant Commander David Marsh, looked into the very valuable asset of dependants' pension entitlement under the AFPS75 scheme, in this paper he tackles the same issue, but from the AFPS05 perspective.
Dependant's pensions is such a large subject, with considerably different variables associated within each of the two Armed Forces Pension Schemes.