UK - The Ministry of Defence is considering pension provision for unmarried partners in a new scheme to be established early next year.
The move follows the highly publicised case of Anna Homsi, who was initially refused a pension after her partner of eight years was killed in action when she was six months pregnant.
Those in the current Armed Forces pension scheme will not benefit from any changes but will be given the option to join the new scheme when it is established next year.
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