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War Pensions Scheme - How do I challenge a War Pensions Scheme decision?

The War Pensions Scheme provides financial help for people with an illness or injury caused by service in the UK Armed Forces before 6 April 2005.

How do I challenge a War Pensions Scheme decision?

If your claim is unsuccessful, you can ask Veterans UK to reconsider their decision. See the Veterans UK website for more information.

You may appeal if your claim was rejected or if you you think the type of award you’ve been given is wrong, for example, if you don’t think your disability has been correctly assessed.

Contact the Veterans UK Helpline on 0808 1914 218 for information on challenging a decision.

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