Consultation outcome

Letter on pension scheme changes: 30th December 2008

This consultation was published under the 2005 to 2010 Labour government

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

As a result of the consultation the eligibility rules for RFPS will be relaxed and the rules for counting of AWOL for pension purposes will be aligned for all 3 services. Work will proceed on the basis of the 6 month trigger point for deferred status for those who are AWOL for a prolonged period.

Feedback received

Detail of feedback received

This document contains a summary of the responses received to the consultation letter dated 30 December 2008.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


Proposal to change the AWOL rules across schemes and eligibility rules for the Reserved Forces Pension Scheme.


Consultation description

Comments were sought on the proposals contained in the letter.