During the OTT process a few years ago I opted for the new scheme for two reasons, having joined as a boy it gave me about 4 years more pensionable service and the redunancy terms on the old pension scheme dropped to 3 months pay, after the interim period. The new scheme was and remains 12 months pay, this was crucial in my decision making. In April, as a result of much complaint from those who stayed on the old pension scheme, these redundancy rules were slipped, allowing those on the old scheme to get 9 months pay on redundancy, where they qualify, an extra 6 months pay. In the light of the changes, I would like the chance to revisit my decision, since the provisions of the two schemes have now changed and the bedrock on which I did my calculations all those years ago have moved. However, I do not expect that this will be allowed. It just grips me that I did all that planning for them to change the rules at the last minute.