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Office Notice: 01/01/2021 – SCOAF staff are still working remotely. If you need to contact us, please phone and leave a voicemail, or send an email to our contact mailbox, and our Enquiries Team will contact you back within 2 working days.

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Service Complaints Ombudsman: ‘Delays’ And ‘Lack Of Trust’ In System Most Concerning – Forces Network

In her first interview since being appointed Service Complaints Ombudsman for the Armed Forces (SCOAF), Mariette Hughes has been speaking to Forces News about her new role and issues in the Service Complaints system.

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Mariette Hughes appointed as the new Service Complaints Ombudsman for the Armed Forces

The Ministry of Defence has appointed Mariette Hughes as the new Service Complaints Ombudsman for the Armed Forces. The Service Complaints Ombudsman for the Armed Forces provides independent and impartial oversight of the Service complaints system – the internal workplace grievance system for members of the UK Armed Forces. The Ombudsman is required to report […]

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Coronavirus update

Post In line with Government guidance, our office building is now closed, so we have no access to our post. This means there will be a delay in processing incoming post so please continue to send applications and documents to us electronically by email to our contact mailbox: contact@scoaf.org.uk or the investigator handling your complaint. […]

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Committee questions Service Complaints Ombudsman

The Defence Committee takes evidence from the Ombudsman about her thoughts on her time in office and experiences of the wider Service complaints system.

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