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Armed Forces: Pensions

Defence written question – answered on 11th June 2009.

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Photo of Jon Trickett Jon Trickett Labour, Hemsworth

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many people who retired from the armed forces before 1975 do not receive an armed forces pension; and how many of those had over (a) 20, (b) 15 and (c) 10 years service.

Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (Veterans)

This information is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes1 person thinks so

No4 people think not

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Francis Chable
Posted on 12 Jun 2009 2:21 pm (Report this annotation)

The usual response when the government wishes to avoid answering the question. The problem will soon have vanished as we all go to a better place!