Tuesday, 21 February 2012
Department of Justice, Equality and Defence
Gerry Adams (Louth, Sinn Fein)
Question 558: To ask the Minister for Defence, further to Parliamentary Question No. 206 of 12 January 2012, if he has any further information with regard to the number of retired Air Corps officers who qualify for payment of a pension and lump sum immediately on retirement after 12 years’ pensionable service, regardless of their age or the associated pension costs. [9731/12]
Alan Shatter (Minister, Department of Justice, Equality and Defence; Dublin South, Fine Gael)
Compilation of the required information has necessitated a detailed search of the relevant official records. This task is progressing as quickly as resources will permit and once complete I will then revert to the Deputy in the matter.