HC Deb 16 March 1962 vol 655 cc195-6W
Mr. W. Griffiths

asked the Minister of Health when and why it was decided to site the public entrance to the proposed Wythenshawe Hospital at South-moor Road; what representions were previously made to his department that this should be done; by whom they were made; and why they were then rejected.

Miss Pitt

The regional hospital board is considering the provision of

with the awards made to home civil servants under the Pensions (Increase) Act, 1959; and whether he is satisfied with the increases in present circumstances.

Mr. Maudling

The table attached compares the rates of pensions increases awarded on pensions granted in respect of service under the Government of Singapore and those awarded under the United Kingdom Pensions (Increase) Acts. These Singapore rates have been in operation since the 1st January, 1955, which was the effective date of the last general revision of salaries by the Singapore Government. The oldest and smallest service pensions are increased at rates in excess of those under the United Kingdom Acts but in other respects the position is much less satisfactory.

access from Southmoor Road in addition to the main access from Floats Road, but no decision has been taken and no representations have been made to my Department.