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Pensions

Volume 480: debated on Wednesday 8 November 1950

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty what improvements are proposed in the rates of naval pensions.

Is it not a fact that, although the improved rates of pay have led to improved recruiting for the Navy, the skilled artificers, when they get to reasonable rank, are unwilling to stay on but would rather retire, not because of the pay, but because of the insufficient pension?