No they are specifically mentioned as having the option in the blurb on the MODWeb stuff about pensions. This was a rumor started a little while ago. But it is a good wind up on anyone you know going for it
Re the cut off date; From the moment you get your benefits pack you have 3 months to make your mind up, There will be extensions for people on Ops etc but for most it will be 3 months. The date of Apr 06 is the date you move across to the new scheme if you opt into it.
Re the WO1s in for LE Commissions; Spot on they are definitely staying on the old scheme unless they opt to change, but aren't they flapping!!