Closed consultation

Local Government Pension Scheme – amendments to the statutory underpin

Applies to England and Wales

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Summary

We are consulting on proposals to remove age discrimination from the Local Government Pension Scheme in England and Wales (LGPS).

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Consultation description

The courts have found transitional protections given to older members in the judicial and firefighters’ pension schemes directly discriminated against younger members in those schemes.

In line with a government commitment to remove the difference in treatment from all public service pension schemes with similar protections, we are seeking views on proposals that would extend LGPS statutory underpin protection to younger members of the scheme.

Documents

Amendments to the local government pension scheme statutory underpin

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Equality analysis for Local Government Pension Scheme (England and Wales) consultation - addressing unlawful age discrimination

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Annex A - Local Government Pension Scheme - McCloud/Sargeant litigation: equalities impact

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Published 16 July 2020