Independent staff association for regular, reserve and veteran UK armed forces personnel

Its party conference time again

It's the party conference season again. These will be the last autumn party conferences before the General Election.

BAFF, which has no party political affiliation, will be monitoring the major conferences for policies affecting armed forces personnel. Parties are welcome to use the online contact form to inform us about their policies.

The following are some of the major UK party conferences:

  • Labour - Brighton - 27 Sep to 1 Oct
  • Liberal Democrats - Bournemouth - 21 to 23 Sep
  • Conservatives - Manchester - 5 to 8 Oct

The following are some of the party conferences of regionally-based polotical parties:

  • Plaid Cymru - Llandudno - 10 to 12 Sep

The following parties so far have confirmed their official support of the principle of a recognised professional staff association for armed forces personnel:

  • Liberal Democrats
  • Democratic Unionist Party
  • Plaid Cymru
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Welcome to British Armed Forces Federation - BAFF - independent all-ranks staff association for members of any branch of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, British Army and Royal Air Force, including the reserves. All current UK service personnel of any rank are eligible to join and, as BAFF is not a political organisation, to take an active part in its activities if they wish. Former regular or reserve forces personnel are also very welcome.