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Pension Service: Pensions

Volume 465: debated on Thursday 25 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many members of the Pensions Service Board are entitled to a final salary pension. (157168)

At the present time there are 10 members of the Pension Service Board of whom eight are entitled to a final salary pension. The two non- executive members are not currently in the Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme.

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much the Pensions Service spent on its own pension scheme in each of the last five years. (157173)

The available information is in the table.

The Pension Service as an employing unit within the Department for Work and Pensions has contributed towards funding of the Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme as follows:

Amount (£)

2004-05

29,520,158.51

2005-06

42,706,687.51

2006-07

44,517,581.07