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School Population

Volume 977: debated on Monday 28 January 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will list the school population in each education authority in Northern Ireland for (a) primary and (b) secondary education.

Provisional figures for January 1979 are as follows:contributions made by public servants to pay for such pensions, the Government are looking into the matter, but the issues involved are difficult and no decisions have been taken.

asked the Minister for the Civil Service if he plans to re-examine index-linked pensions for civil servants.

The Civil Service is only one of several groups of public servants who receive index-linked pensions, including teachers, local government and Health Service employees, the police and the Armed Forces. As some concern has been expressed about the contributions made by public servants to pay for such pensions, the Government are looking into the matter, but the issues involved are difficult and no decisions have been taken.