HC Deb 15 June 1937 vol 325 c188
30. Mr. Maxton (for Mr. McGovern)

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the total number of constables, sergeants, inspectors and superintendents of the Glasgow Police Force who are at present drawing retiral pensions; the amount of pension for each rank; the number of each rank who are still employed in civil employment; and whether he proposes to prohibit these men from engaging in ordinary civil employment?

Mr. Wedderburn

On 31st May, 1937, 419 constables, 136 sergeants, 118 inspectors and 20 superintendents who had retired from the Glasgow Police Force were in receipt of police pensions. The approximate average pensions for constables, sergeants, inspectors and superintendents were £138, £185, £227 and £351 respectively. Information as to the number of pensioners in civil employment is not available. The answer to the last part of the question is in the negative.