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Service Pension

Volume 408: debated on Thursday 3 July 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what rate of service pension is paid to an Army major who retired at the age of 55 years after 34 years reckonable service on 1 April (a) 1975, (b) 1976, (c) 1977, (d) 1978 and (e) 1979. [123060]

The rate of service pension paid to an Army Major who retired at the age of 55 years after 34 years reckonable service on 1 April in each of the years between 1975–79 inclusive are as follows:

1£2£
19752,95718,362.14
19763,10814,890.96
19773,21013,800.43
19784,22015,869.90
19794,87616,511.84
1 Amount of pension awarded on retirement (excludes any lump sum payable on retirement).
2 Amount received currently after applying pension increases in line with the Retail Price Index.