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Pension Commuting

Volume 887: debated on Wednesday 5 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence whether he will seek to amend the regulations restricting the percentage of Army pensions that can be commuted at the end of a 25-year service engagement so that such communtation can be put on a more flexible basis.

No. Service men have greater opportunities than other public servants to commute pensions, and I cannot hold out any hope of these opportunities being enlarged.