HC Deb 30 October 1918 vol 110 c1491W

asked the Home Secretary whether he is aware that dissatisfaction exists among prison warders in view of the fact that their service in the Army or Navy is not allowed to count towards their retiring pension; and whether he will take steps to ensure that service in the armed forces of the Crown is allowed to count equally with service in the prison staff for purposes of Civil Service pension?


Prison officers who have been released for naval or military service during the War are allowed to count such service towards pension. Service in the Army or Navy before joining the prison service does not count for civil pension, but I am not aware that any dissatisfaction exists with regard to this rule, which obtains throughout the Civil Service.