HC Deb 19 May 1927 vol 206 cc1401-2W

asked the Home Secretary whether a police pensioner whose pension was increased under the Act of 1920 to meet the increased cost of living, and make the pension equivalent to the real value it was intended to carry, is to have that pension reduced when he obtains an old age pension as a Post Office contributor under the National Health Insurance scheme, seeing that it is laid down that the old age pension is to be paid regardless of the pensioner's means?


Increases of police pensions under the Pensions (Increase) Acts are by Statute subject to a means limit, and the Treasury Regulations governing the grant of such increases do not allow a police authority to disregard an old age pension when assessing a pensioner's means.