Merseyside Police Authority confirm Sir Norman Bettison's annual pension from them would be £83,000. Bettison was Chief Constable of the force from 1998 to 2004.
The Authority told ITV Granada they are now assessing what implications, if any, today's developments will have.
Sir Norman Bettison resigns as chief constable of West Yorkshire Police after claims that he was involved in a Hillsborough 'cover-up.'
A Hillsborough survivor claims that Sir Norman Bettison told him about a cover-up shortly after the 1989 stadium tragedy.