About us

The Central Advisory Committee on Compensation (CAC Compensation) gives advice on all service compensation schemes and on policy issues related to them.


We are responsible for providing advice on policy issues and consults on all service compensation schemes.

Who we are

The CAC is chaired by the Minister for Defence Personnel and Veterans and has representatives from:

  • The Royal British Legion (RBL)
  • The Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA)
  • The Confederation of British Service Organisations (COBSEO)
  • The British Limbless Ex-Service Men’s Association (BLESMA)
  • The Forces Family Federation (FFF)
  • The Independent Medical Expert Group (IMEG)
  • The Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committee (VA&PC)
  • The War Widows’ Association (WWA)

  • Ministry of Defence (MOD)

Meeting minutes

A list of CAC meeting minutes:

Terms of reference