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Chief of the General Staff

Volume 716: debated on Thursday 14 January 2010


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government what lump sum was paid to Sir Richard Dannatt on his retirement as Chief of the General Staff; and whether that payment was enhanced for any reason. [HL956]

Sir Richard Dannatt was awarded a terminal grant and pension commensurate with his rank and length of service. The amounts awarded are considered personal data and are therefore protected from disclosure under the Data Protection Act 1998.