HC Deb 20 May 1996 vol 278 c16W
Dr. Marek

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, pursuant to the answer from the right hon. and learned Member for Edinburgh, Pentlands (Mr. Rifkind) of 14 May,Official Report, column 384, what other groups of civil service pensions will not be (a) market tested and (b) privatised as regards their administration. [30160]

Mr. Willetts

The intention is to open up the administration of the principal civil service pension scheme and associated schemes to competition. Decisions on the timing of individual market tests will be for employing Departments and agencies to take.