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01/07/2021:  Our general enquiries telephone number changed to 0300 369 0689. All calls to our old number are diverted for a limited period. For more information read our latest update.

Note: We are currently experiencing issues sending external emails. We are working hard to resolve these technical issues and will respond to emails as soon as the issue is rectified. While we can receive emails if you do have any concerns please contact us on 0300 369 0989. Thank you for your patience.

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Our new Strategic Objectives

In my last blog, I reflected on my first few months in post. Now, three months on, it is time to look forward – at what my plans are for SCOAF over this business year, and my tenure as a whole. It is an exciting time for SCOAF, as we look to the future and […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT OF CONTACT TELEPHONE NUMBER CHANGE

  The Service Complaints Ombudsman for the Armed Forces (SCOAF) contact telephone number is changing. Our official phone number will change to 0300 369 0689 with immediate effect from 1st July 2021. The new contact number will handle all our enquiry services. Please note that calls to 03 numbers cost the same as, or less […]

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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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Ombudsman publishes fifth Annual Report

The Service Complaints Ombudsman for the Armed Forces (SCOAF) Annual Report 2020 was laid in Parliament today. The report is the fifth report to cover the work of the Service Complaints system and the Ombudsman’s office. There have been a number of improvements to the reformed Service Complaints system. However, the Ombudsman once more finds […]

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My first three months as the Ombudsman

I officially took up my post on 8 February, and I can hardly believe we are already two months on from that point. The end of the financial year is now upon us – a time when many organisations are looking to the future, and making plans for what the coming months will bring. SCOAF […]

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