Issue details

Armed Forces Community Covenant

This report identifies a Corporate Director and a Member Champions for Armed Forces within Cumbria and proposes the implementation of a Cumbria Armed Forces Community Covenant and the associated partnership arrangements.


Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/08/2013

Decision due: 19 Sep 2013 by Cabinet

Contact: Dominic Harrison, Corporate Director - Safer and Stronger Communities Fire Service HQ, Penrith Cumbria Email: Tel: 01900 820214.


This is a local enactment of the national government drive to sign all local authorities as Armed Forces Covenant areas.  Whilst Eden and Allerdale have signed their own local agreements this will encompass all 7 local authorities, the CCG, Police, Probation and relevant 3rd sector organisations

Relevant Scrutiny Committee / Advisory Board: Communities & Place