Consultation outcome

Local government pension scheme regulations

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Local government pension scheme regulations: government response to the consultation

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This document summarises the responses received and sets out how the government plans to take forward each of the matters covered in the consultation.

Original consultation

Summary

These proposed changes to the scheme regulations implement policies on Fair Deal for staff pensions and freedom and choice in pensions.

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Consultation description

These draft regulations amend the Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations 2013 (SI/2356), and the Local Government Pension Scheme (Transitional Provisions, Savings and Amendment) Regulations 2014 (SI/525) in order to provide clarifications that have been requested by practitioners and improve the operation of the regulations.

They introduce the ‘Fair Deal for staff pensions’ for staff in the local government pension scheme who are compulsorily transferred to another service provider. The Treasury ‘Fair Deal for staff pensions’ policy issued in October 2013 sets out new requirements for securing pension protection for staff transferring out of the public sector.

This consultation seeks comments on proposals to ensure that local government and participating employers in the local government pension scheme, provide the appropriate level of pension provision as set out in the new Fair Deal guidance.

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Local government pension scheme regulations: consultation

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Published 27 May 2016
Last updated 19 April 2018 + show all updates
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