HC Deb 31 October 1912 vol 43 c574W

asked what is the-amount of the pension that is being paid by the State to Field-Marshal Lord Roberts; and what power, if any, resides in the State to withdraw such pension if and when sufficient cause can be shown?

Colonel SEELY

The half-pay drawn by Lord Roberts amounts to £2,000 a year. Under Article 279 of the pay warrant,, under special circumstances, to be determined by the Army Council, the half-pay of an officer, or any portion of it, can be-suspended or withheld.