HC Deb 04 December 1947 vol 445 cc641-2

Considered in Committee under Standing Order 69.—(King's Recommendation signified.)

[Sir ROBERT YOUNG in the Chair]

Resolved: That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to amend the Pensions (Governors of Dominions, &c.) Acts, 1911 to 1936, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament of any increase in the sums payable out of such moneys under the said Acts or under the Superannuation Acts, being an increase attributable to provisions of the said Act of the present Session—

  1. (a) enabling a Governor to retire on pension at the age of fifty-five instead of the age of sixty,
  2. (b) increasing the amount of a Governor's pension by not more than one pound for 642 each month's service of any Class (including service already rendered by a Governor now in office);
  3. (c) raising the limits imposed by the said Acts of 1911 to 1936 on the amount of a Governor's pension, and on the amount of such a pension taken together with any other pension in respect of employment in the service of the Crown, by not more than three hundred pounds;
  4. (d) repealing so much of Section nine of the Pensions (Governors of Dominions, &c.) Act, 1911, and of Section three of the Pensions (Governors of Dominions, &c.) Act, 1929 (which enable pensions to be granted in certain special cases to Governors who have not attained the ordinary retiring age), as requires a deduction to be made in a pension granted under either of these Sections."—[Mr. Rees-Williams.]

Resolution to be reported upon Monday next.