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Armed Forces: Pensions

Volume 496: debated on Monday 5 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence with reference to paragraph C.76, Page 242 of the Financial Statement and Budget Report 2009, if he will place in the Library a copy of the actuarial advice he received on the armed forces' pension scheme; and if he will make a statement. (289105)

The armed forces pension scheme is advised by the Government's Actuary's Department. The last formal valuation was carried out as at 31 March 2005 and the results of which form the basis for the actuarial statement in the resource accounts for 2005-06 and for subsequent years to date. The resource accounts, which include these actuarial statements for 2005-06 to 2008-09 have been placed in the Library of the House.