Decision details

Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report 2020-2021 and Priorities 2021-2024

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The cabinet will be asked to note the Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report 2020-2021 and to agree the proposed Armed Forces Covenant Priorities for 2021-2024


The Cabinet has considered the Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report 2020-2021 and Priorities 2021-2024 which included a summary of key achievements since the publication of the 2018 Stockport Armed Forces Covenant priorities, and has:-


·         Endorsed the priorities set out in the Stockport Armed Forces Covenant 2021-2024;

·         Endorsed the Council’s intention to work towards the Gold award of the Employer Recognition Scheme.

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Affects 2 or more wards;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: An Equality Impact Assessment will be provided with the final documents.

Decision Reference: CAB328

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.

Forward Plan Reference: IN1

Other reasons / organisations consulted

The Armed Forces Covenant priorities have been developed in consultation with the Armed Forces Covenant Group which is made up of a range of partner organisations, elected members and veterans. In addition a survey was carried out over 6 weeks and the 41 responses received have been taken into account in developing the priorities.

Contact: Kirsteen Roe, Service Director – Citizen Focus Email: Tel: 0161 474 3376.

Report author: Gaynor Ward

Publication date: 24/09/2021

Date of decision: 21/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 21/09/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 01/10/2021

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