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Armed Forces: Pensions

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 227186, tabled on 11 March 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much was spent on Royal Air Force pensions in each of the last three years.

Answered on

18 March 2015

The information in the table below has been extracted from the Armed Forces Pension Scheme Annual Accounts and shows how much was spent on Royal Air Force pensions in each of the last three financial years.

£ million

Pensions

Lump Sums

Widows/

Dependants

Total

2013-14

1,010.0

137.6

104.4

1,252.0

2012-13

993.5

162.4

102.0

1,257.9

2011-12

955.61

139.7

98.5

1,193.8

Note 1: Figure Contains Early Departure lump sum payments and Early Departure Payment ongoing payments. Later years do not include Early Departure Payment ongoing payments.