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Retired Wing Commanders (Pension)

Volume 530: debated on Wednesday 21 July 1954

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asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air the rate of pension for a retired wing commander at the end of the 1939–45 war; and what variations have taken place since.

A wing commander of the General Duties Branch who retired at the end of the war could receive up to £583 14s. 6d. a year retired pay. The rate was changed to £625 from 19th December, 1945, and to £675 a year (plus a terminal grant of £1,000) from 1st September, 1950.