moves as part of the Army Basing Programme are now complete. The Army has
now successfully relocated around 74% of its personnel from Germany since 2010,
with over 5,000 Service personnel, plus their families, having relocated to the
UK in 2015.
the rebasing of personnel and their families, by the end of 2015 HQ BFG will
have closed and handed back to the German authorities: 11 barracks with over
5,000 bed spaces, 6 SCE schools, 4 Medical Centres, and over 3,000 married
quarters, ending the British military presence in Bergen-Hohne, Bad
Fallingbostel, Herford , and Elmpt.
Basing Programme Management Office has been working with colleagues in the Army
Families Federation to produce a survey for families that have moved as part of
Army Basing during 2015. The purpose of the survey is to assess the families’
experience of moving and how this can be improved upon for future moves.
You can start work before your National Insurance number arrives if you canprove you can work in the UK. You should tell your employer that you’ve applied for one, and give it to them when you have it.
National Insurance number interview
Jobcentre Plus may write to you and ask you to come to an interview where you’ll be asked about your circumstances and why you need a National Insurance number.
The letter will also tell you which documents to bring to prove your identity, eg:
passport or identity card
birth or adoption certificate
marriage or civil partnership certificate
You’ll be told at the interview how long it’ll take to receive your National Insurance number.
If you turned 16 and didn’t get a number
You should be sent a National Insurance number automatically just before your 16th birthday if you live in the UK.
Basing Team (ABT) has produced a film titled Army Movement Guide which covers the end
to end process of moving from Germany
to the UK
under the Army Basing Programme. This is aimed at Service personnel, civilians
and their families to support them during their move.
SSAFA help with
Health & Social Work
Adoption & Fostering
Children with Additional Needs
Mental Health First Aid
Service Support Overseas
Offenders & Ex Offenders