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Armed Forces Compensation Scheme: Back Pain

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 48166, tabled on 13 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he is taking to increase Armed Forces Compensation Scheme tariffs for back injuries.

Answered on

16 September 2021

The Armed Forces Compensation Scheme tariff levels are under constant review by the Department to ensure that they remain fair and fit for purpose. As part of this process, the Independent Medical Expert Group provides impartial, evidence-based, medical and scientific advice and recommendations on these issues.

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