HC Deb 07 February 1977 vol 925 cc537-8W
Mr. Costain

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what was the annual pay and pension of a colonel as at 31st March 1976 and 31st March 1963, respectively.

Mr. Robert C. Brown

The basic annual pay for a colonel at 31st March 1976 ranged from £8,169 to £9,030; at 31st March 1963 basic pay ranged from £2,208 to £2,500. The annual rate of retired pay of a colonel at 31st March 1976 was from £2,610 to £4,380 according to length of service at the time of retirement; at 31st March 1963 the scale was from £835 to £1,400.