Consultation outcome

Local Government Pension Scheme 2014 and 2008 Scheme amending Regulations

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This consultation has concluded

Download the full outcome

Local Government Pension Scheme (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2014: government response to the consultation

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Local Government Pension Scheme (Transitional Provisions, Savings and Amendment) Regulations 2014: government response to the consultation

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Detail of outcome

The Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations were made on 12 September 2013 and laid before Parliament on 19 September. Further regulations on cost management, transitional savings and protection matters and scheme governance are to follow.

The department consulted widely on the provisions in the period between December 2012 and August 2013.

The government response summarises the comments received.

The summary of the responses above sets out those received to the consultation on the Local Government Pension Scheme (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2014, which took place from 27 March 2013 to 24 May 2013 plus the government response to it.

A copy of the main regulations, together with related Explanatory Memorandum and impact assessment can be found at www.legislation.gov.uk.

Original consultation

Summary

Consultation on draft regulations for the current 2008 Local Government Pension Scheme and the new Scheme to come into force in April 2014.

This consultation ran from
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Consultation description

This consultation commences a second period of statutory consultation on the new Local Government Pension Scheme which will come into effect from 1 April 2014 and will cover draft regulations on membership, contributions and benefits, transitional provisions and miscellaneous provisions.

Further consultation exercises covering the remainder of the new scheme will follow shortly, including a separate consultation on councillor access.

Closing dates

Please note there are separate closing dates for the different elements of the consultation:

  • 3 May 2013 - Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations 2013
  • 24 May 2013 - transitional provisions and miscellaneous amendments

Documents

Local Government Pension Scheme 2014 and 2008 Scheme amending Regulations: consultation

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Published 28 March 2013
Last updated 11 March 2014 + full page history
  1. Added 'Local Government Pension Scheme (Transitional Provisions, Savings and Amendment) Regulations 2014: government response to the consultation'.
  2. Added summary of responses to the Local Government Pension Scheme (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2014, plus the government response to it.
  3. Added government response.
  4. First published.