The MOD has made it absolutely clear there is no place for unacceptable behaviour in the Armed Forces. Anyone found to fall short of the Services’ high values and standards or found to have committed an offence is dealt with appropriately, which may include imprisonment and dismissal from Service.
Defence set up the Directorate of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) in April 2021, which brings together D&I, behaviours, service complaints and the service justice policy areas for the first time. This D&I Directorate has a pan-Defence responsibility for D&I and through cohering activity, sharing leading practice, assessing and assuring progress, it will support a more inclusive and operationally effective organisation.
Defence continues to implement the recommendations from the Wigston Review into inappropriate behaviour and those made in the 2020 progress review led by Danuta Gray, which concluded that good progress had been made.