HC Deb 19 June 2002 vol 387 c411W
Mr. Webb

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions how much was spent by his Department on paying pensions to retired employees of his Department in 2001–02; if he will estimate the corresponding amounts to be spent in(a) five years' time, (b) 10 years' time, (c) 20 years' time and (d) 30 years' time; if he will estimate in each case the proportion of such liabilities which will arise from (i) unfunded pension schemes and (ii) pre-funded pension schemes; and in the case of pre-funded schemes, if he will estimate the value of the corresponding pre-funded funds in each of these years. [57367]

Mr. Leslie

I have been asked to reply.

I refer the hon. Member to the answer that I gave when I was Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office on 23 May 2002, Official Report, columns 561–62W.