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PENSION INCREASE 2014

Published: 17 October 2013

The September CPI has been announce as 2.7% and this should be the figure that is used for our pension increase in April 2014. The RPI is 3.2% which was the index used before this Government changed the rules!

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In Memoriam

Name Jeremy G. A. BROWN Age 71 Retired Not specified
Name Daphne DAVEY Age 88 Retired Not specified
Name Terence Robin LOVEWELL Age 89 Retired Not specified
Name Keith Spencer Age 77 Retired 1986
Name Michael JONES Age Not specified Retired Not specified
Name Stanley BRAY Age 90 Retired Not specified
Name Colin Raymond GREEN Age 82 Retired 1988
Name Freda Mary KINGSWELL Age 99 Retired Not specified
Name Alan Smith Age 80 Retired Not specified
Name Peter Scott Age 58 Retired 2013
Name Anna Marshall nee Bent Age 31 Retired 2013
Name Mick PARKE Age 70 Retired Not specified
Name David Townend Age Not specified Retired Not specified
Name Victor George RUSSELL Age 80 Retired Not specified
Name Arthur JERMY Age 88 Retired Not specified
Name John William MUTIMER Age Not specified Retired Not specified
Name Gordon Juby Age 94 Retired 1977
Name George (Jock) Reid Age 78 Retired 1987
Name Brian Markham Age 87 Retired 1975
Name Phillip Keith HALES Age 72 Retired 1993
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