Rt Hon Lord Lilley

    Written Parliamentary Question (WPQ)
    Date of Answer: 24.04.2006
    Column References: 445 c964W
    Member Tabling Question: Lilley, Peter
    Topic: Pension Provision
    Question: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of expenditure by the NHS is accounted for by the cost of pension provision.
    Answering Department: Dept of Health
    Member Answering Question: Byrne, Liam
    Answer: [holding answer 27 March 2006]: Pension contributions made by employers amount to 14 per cent. of the pensionable payroll. This equates to 5.3 per cent. of gross departmental expenditure on the national health service in 2004?05.
    Question Number: 61572
    Date Tabled: 22.03.2006
    Date for Answer: 27.03.2006
    Legislature: House of Commons (HoC)
    Chamber/Committee: Commons Chamber
    Status: Answered
    Session: 05-06