Pension Schemes

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 10th January 2002.

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Photo of Mr Bill Tynan Mr Bill Tynan Labour, Hamilton South

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many pensioners in Scotland receive a pension from contributions to final salary occupational pension schemes.

Photo of Ian McCartney Ian McCartney Minister for pensions, Department for Work and Pensions

The available information is in the table.

Number of pensioners in Scotland receiving pension from occupational pensions
Males 434
Females 251
Total 685

(15) Figures to the nearest thousand


The FRS does not distinguish between pensions from final salary and money purchase schemes. It also does not distinguish between those receiving occupational pensions due to their own contributions and those who are receiving survivors benefits.


Family Resources Survey 2000–01 (FRS).

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