Our Campaigns

Since its formation the Association has achieved, among other things:

  • Retention of War Widows’ Pensions for life from 1st April 2015
  • Removal of income tax from the War Widows’ Pension
  • Extra age allowance for War Widows
  • Improved pension for pre-1973 War Widows
  • Reinstatement of pension to War Widows on cessation of second or subsequent marriage
  • Renewal of opportunity for War Widows to visit the grave of their husband through sponsored pilgrimage
  • Retention of the attributable MOD occupational pension on remarriage
  • Retention of the War Widows’ Pension for pre ’73 widows.