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Armed Forces' Pay Review Body thirty-fifth report 2006

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The annual report of the Armed Forces’ Pay Review Body contains recommendations for the pay levels for members of the naval, military and air forces. Recommendations include: a general three per cent increase in military salaries from 1 April 2006, with a 3.3 per cent increase for private and lance corporal ranks in light of recruitment and retention issues; a three per cent increase in bounties payable to reserves and for all daily rates of specialist pay and compensatory allowances, with the introduction of an Unpleasant Living Allowance of £3 per day; graduated increases in accommodation rental charges and an increase of 3.2 per cent in food charges; and a new entrant rate of £12,162.

This Command Paper was laid before Parliament by a Government Minister by Command of Her Majesty. Command Papers are considered by the Government to be of interest to Parliament but are not required to be presented by legislation.

Published 16 February 2006