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Fire Service And Police Pensions

Volume 972: debated on Tuesday 30 October 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department, in view of the position of fire service and police officers' widows of post-retirement marriages prior to April 1978, who receive no service pension despite the fact that throughout the whole of the officer's service for 30 years or more he has contributed to a pension fund in order to provide a pension for himself or, on his demise, for his widow, if he will seek to amend the fire service and police pension Acts so as to provide for the payment of widows' pensions in such cases.

No. No public service pension schemes made provision before 1978 for widows of post-retirement marriages.