HC Deb 01 April 1912 vol 36 cc1021-2W

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty if he will state the approximate number of persons in the employ of his Department to whom Section 4 of the Superannuation Act of 1887 is applicable; what percentage of this number per annum it is estimated will die while in the Service; and what would be the average annual cost of granting to the dependents of persons so dying a gratuity on the scale provided by the Section of the Act referred to for persons retiring on a medical certificate of infirmity?


The number of such persons is approximately 55,500; the estimated annual percentage of deaths is.45, and the annual cost of granting gratuities to the dependents would be about;i2,500.

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