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Pensions

Volume 170: debated on Wednesday 28 March 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science (1) what is the average pension paid to head teachers who retired in 1989; and what was the average pension received by head teachers who retired in (a) 1979 and (b) 1969;(2) what is the value at current prices of the average pension received by lecturers in higher education on their retirement in

(a) 1979 and (b) 1969;

(3) what is the value at current prices of the average pension received by lecturers in further education on their retirement in (a) 1979 and (b) 1969;

(4) what is the value, at current prices, of the average pension received by head teachers on their retirement in (a) 1979 and (b) 1969;

(5) what is the value at current prices of the average pension received by teachers on their retirement in (a) 1979 and (b) 1969;

(6) what was the average pension paid for lecturers in higher education who retired in 1989; and what is the average pension currently received by lecturers in higher education in (a) 1979 and (b) 1969;

(7) what was the average pension received by lecturers in further education who retired in (a) 1979 and (b) 1969;

(8) what was the average pension paid to teachers who retired in 1989; and what is the average pension currently received by teachers who retired in (a) 1979 and (b) 1969.

[pursuant to his reply, 26 March 1990, c. 35-36]: The average rate of pension paid to teachers, head teachers and lecturers who retired in 1989 was as follows:

£
Teachers5,010
Head teachers8,460
Lecturers5,990