HC Deb 09 February 1962 vol 653 c95W
Mr. Godman Irvine

asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance whether he will ensure that pension rights under the graduated scheme are not reduced when earnings have been lost through time spent on unpaid public service.

Mr. Boyd-Carpenter

I am afraid not. It is of the essence of the graduated pension scheme that contributions are related to actual earnings, and benefits to actual contributions.

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