HC Deb 30 January 2002 vol 379 cc332-3W
Mr. Barker

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many retired officers and their widows have been identified as incorrectly paying tax on retired pay awarded since 1952 on the grounds of disability attributable to or aggravated by service. [31467]

Dr. Moonie

Further to the statement I gave the House on 23 January 2002,Official Report, columns 891–902, the latest available figures are that the Ministry of Defence has identified 967 retired Army personnel and 75 widows of retired Army personnel who are entitled to a refund of tax mistakenly paid on attributable service invaliding pensions. We continue to publicise the error and further cases may emerge.

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