'Legacy' Pension and Compensation Issues
20 November 2002
In its Report earlier this year on the Ministry of Defence reviews of armed forces' pension and compensation arrangements (HC (2001-02) 666), the Committee noted that:
"areas in the existing pension and compensation arrangements which have caused problems for current and former Service personnel are clearly also important issues, and we intend to turn our attention to them later this year" (paragraph 7).
Accordingly, an evidence session has been arranged, on 'Legacy' Pension and Compensation Issues, as follows:
Wednesday 18 December at 10.30 am:
Dr Lewis Moonie MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Minister for Veterans)
The evidence session will cover the following issues -
progress with the Ministry of Defence reviews of armed forces' pension and compensation arrangements
the incorrect taxation of war pensions
historic anomalies in the payment of widow(er)s' pensions
Gulf War Syndrome
compensation for asbestos-related diseases
compensation for nuclear test veterans
Written submissions on these issues are welcome and should be sent to the Clerk of the Committee by Thursday 5 December, preferably in electronic format to the Committee's e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.