Ombudsman for the Defence Forces

Ombudsman meets with Chairman of British Armed Forces Federation (BAFF)

27 April 2012

The Ombudsman for the Defence Forces, Paulyn Marrinan Quinn SC, met with Mr Douglas Young, Chairman of the British Armed Forces Federation (BAFF) at the 105th Presidium meeting of EUROMIL - the European umbrella Organisation of Military Associations - held at Limerick, on 27-28 April 2012, .

 Mr Young later stated the while BAFF strongly supported the appointment of the UK Service Complaints Commissioner for the Armed Forces and welcomed the work which she had undertaken to date , he wished to see her powers increased to full Ombudsman status , similar to the those of the Irish Ombudsman for the Defence Forces.

BAFF currently has observer status with EUROMIL .