asked the Minister for the Civil Service whether he will review the indexing of the retirement pensions of the top paid civil servants to ensure that when these receive, with their indexed pensions and other earnings, incomes in excess of that received by the successors to their retired appointments, the civil servants retirement pension will be reduced to ensure that the total income received is not more than that which he would have received had he continued to occupy his former Civil Service position.
Where a retired public servant is re-employed in his former ser-
|Location||Number of posts||Department|
|Bristol||1,014)||Department of Environment/Transport|
|Liverpool (including Bootle)||30||Inland Revenue|
|Newcastle||354||Department of Health and Social Security|