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Increases to pensions in payment: validity of grant, estoppel and limitation

Keith Rowley Q.C. and Elizabeth Ovey appeared for the principal employer in a Part 8 claim raising questions about the validity of the grant of increases to pensions earned by service before 6 April 1997 and consequential matters. The increases were purportedly awarded in 1992 and were paid for many years before it was appreciated in 2011 that the grant was arguably invalid. In a wide-ranging judgment Arnold J. decided that:





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