Veterans Agency
The Veterans Agenc was an Executive Agency
Executive agency
An executive agency, also known as a next-step agency, is a part of a government department that is treated as managerially and budgetarily separate in order to carry out some part of the executive functions of the United Kingdom government, Scottish Government, Welsh Assembly or Northern Ireland...

 of the UK government's Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)
The Ministry of Defence is the United Kingdom government department responsible for implementation of government defence policy and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces....

 (MoD). It was amalgamated into the Service Personnel and Veterans Agency
Service Personnel and Veterans Agency
The Service Personnel and Veterans Agency was officially launched on 2 April 2007 and is part of the UK Ministry of Defence. SPVA provides personnel, pensions, welfare and support services to members of the UK Armed Forces and veterans and their dependents...

(SPVA) on 2 April 2007.


The Agency was originally called the War Pensions Agency and was part of the Department of Social Security, moving to the Ministry of Defence after the June 2001 General Election. It merged with the Armed Forces Personnel Administration Agency in a new Agency (Service Personnel & Veterans Agency) in 2007.
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