Select Committee on Defence Memoranda


APPENDIX 5

INJURY CLAIM EMERGING WITHIN 5 YEARS OF RETIREMENT

  Member—Sergeant, age 50 at claim, retired at age 45, service at retirement 22 years, pay level 6, salary at retirement £25,298.15

  Injury—develops cancer of the kidney (accepted as attributable under existing arrangements not accepted under the proposed scheme)

  Spouse—Yes

  Children—Yes—2
Existing Arrangements Proposed Arrangements
Pension Scheme Benefit
P1) Lump sum benefit£24,078 £23,853
P2) Pension to member p.a.£8,026 £7,951
P3) Pension to spouse p.a.£4,013 £3,975
Attributable benefits/Compensation scheme
A1) Lump sum awardNil Nil
A2) Pension to member p.a.Nil Nil
A3) Pension to spouse p.a.Nil Nil
War Pension
W1) Pension to member p.a.£6,251 Nil
W2) Pension to children p.a.£1,573 Nil
W3) Spouse's pension p.a.£4,719 Nil
Lifetime value
Capitalised value of the above benefits (to nearest £1,000) £ 379,000£233,000



 
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