HC Deb 20 May 1965 vol 712 c283W
Mr. Onslow

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what would be the estimated annual cost of allowing former Regular Service men who do not qualify for a service pension, and who subsequently joint the Civil Service, to count their period of forces service towards their entitlement to a Civil Service pension; and whether he will introduce legislation to permit this.

Value of Sales in 1964 Cumulative value of Sales as at 31st December, 1964 Value of Prizes in 1964 Value of prizes in 1964 as a percentage of cumulative sales
£ £ £ Per cent.
Northern Ireland 644,637 4,879,519 149,650 3.07
England and Wales 84,260,277 621,452,452 18,207,475 2.93
Scotland 4,113,172 32,725,719 942,850 2.88
NOTE: The table compares the value of prizes won in a region with the value of Bonds sold in that region. It is not possible to compare the value of prizes won in a particular region with the sum remaining invested in that region, as separate regional figures for withdrawals are not available.