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Departmental Pension Liability

Volume 447: debated on Wednesday 14 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will estimate the pension liability of her Department over the next 30 years. (75231)

I refer the hon. Member to the technical note by HM Treasury that was placed in the Library on 2 March 2006, Official Report, columns 388-90W, following an oral statement in Parliament by the then Chief Secretary to the Treasury,

Pension liabilities are not estimated for individual departments, they are estimated for individual pension schemes, as shown in the breakdown of liabilities per pension scheme given in table one of the technical note.