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Departmental Pensions

Volume 481: debated on Monday 27 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many and what proportion of civil servants in his Department and its agencies are members of the (a) Classic, (b) Classic Plus, (c) Nuvos and (d) Premium civil service pension schemes. (229533)

Information on membership of pension schemes by civil servants in the Department is in the following table:

ClassicPremium and Classic PlusNuvos

Organisation

Number

Proportion (%)

Number

Proportion (%)

Number

Proportion (%)

Total

Core Department

1,562

67.1

637

27.4

130

5.6

2,329

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency

366

43.0

370

43.5

115

13.6

851

NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency

157

62.3

73

29.0

22

8.7

252

Note:

The percentage figures in rows of the table do not always sum to 100 because of rounding. Separate figures on Premium and Classic Plus schemes are not available