HC Deb 29 June 1926 vol 197 c988W

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the number of perpetual pensions paid by the Government at 1st May, 1926, with particulars thereof as to the amount paid per annum, the date of establishment, and the relationship of the present. recipient to the person in whose interest the pension was originally given?


The only perpetual pension remaining is that of £5,000 per annum granted by Parliament in 1806 to Earl Nelson and to his heirs male and such other persons on whom the title of Earl Nelson may descend. The present holder of the title is the grandson of the nephew of the first Earl.