THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION

TO SAFEGUARD THE WELFARE, INTERESTS AND MEMORY OF THOSE WHO ARE SERVING OR WHO HAVE SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES. ONE OF THE LARGEST MEMBERSHIP ORGANISATIONS IN THE UK, RECOGNISED AS THE CUSTODIANS OF REMEMBRANCE AND ALSO RUN THE ANNUAL POPPY APPEAL.

Charity Number
219279
Date Registered
1977-07-10
Telephone
02032072100
Address
THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION, 199 BOROUGH HIGH STREET, LONDON, SE1 1AA
Website
http://www.britishlegion.org.uk
Email
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Trustees
MR TERRY WHITTLES, MS Catherine Quinn, MR ADRIAN BURN FCA, MS UNA CLEMINSON, MRS DENISE EDGAR, MR ANTHONY MACAULAY, MAJOR GENERAL DAVID JOLLIFFE CB FRCP, Lt Col Joe Falzon OSJ BEM, MR Jason Coward, MR Colin Kemp, MR Philip Moore, Lt Col David Whimpenny, MR ROGER GARRATT, MS ANNY REID, MRS Pat Chrimes, MR Rod Bedford
Other Names
BRITISH LEGION (Old Name)THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION (CORPORATE BODY) (Old Name)POPPY APPEAL (Working Name)THE LEGION (Working Name)
Charity Commission Classifications
The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives, The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty, Provides Services, Other Charitable Activities, Provides Advocacy/advice/information, General Charitable Purposes, Provides Buildings/facilities/open Space, Other Defined Groups, Provides Human Resources, Education/training, Accommodation/housing, Economic/community Development/employment, Makes Grants To Organisations, Disability, Makes Grants To Individuals
Icnpo Classifications
Social Services
Governing Document
ROYAL CHARTER DATED 21 APRIL 1925 AS AMENDED BY VARIOUS SUPPLEMENTAL CHARTERS, THE LATEST OF WHICH IS DATED 31 JULY 2012 AND VARIED BY ORDERS IN COUNCIL ;
Basic accounts
Accounts dateIncomeSpendingMore info
30 Sep 2016£151.26m£146.86m
30 Sep 2015£161.32m£143.05m
30 Sep 2014£133.47m£115.16m
30 Sep 2013£124.56m£122.48mSIR
30 Sep 2012£132.82m£140.54mSIR

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Financial breakdown
CategoryIncomeSpending
Voluntary income/Generating vol inc£94.08m£0
Charitable activities£26.78m£108.81m
Trading£23.28m£0
Other£1.92m£0
Governance£1.40m
Investment/Investment management£5.20m£44,000
Investment gains£2.79m
Last updated: 2 November 2020

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