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This news article was published on 07 Mar 2022

Hello and welcome to our new website. This site is for members of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) in England and Wales and their families. Pensions can appear complicated, so we decided it’s time for a change. We’ve transformed our brand and website to improve your experience. Our new...


This news article was published on 22 Dec 2021

In the 2021 Spring Budget the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced that the pensions lifetime allowance will be frozen at £1,073,100 until April 2026. You can find out more about the lifetime allowance on the Tax page.


This news article was published on 20 Dec 2021

The Government has confirmed that there will be changes to all the main public service pension schemes, including the LGPS, as a result of the Court of Appeal’s ruling in the McCloud court case. When the Government reformed public service pension schemes in 2014 and 2015, it introduced protections for...


This news article was published on 19 Dec 2021

Active pension accounts, deferred pensions and pensions in payment are adjusted each April in line with inflation. The rate of inflation, as measured by the Consumer Prices Index, was 3.1% in September 2021. This is generally the measure that is used to increase LGPS pensions the following April and we...


This news article was published on 18 Dec 2021

The coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to affect the UK workforce, with many workers absent due to sickness or self-isolation. Your LGPS pension fund is working hard to continue to provide a service to Scheme members while monitoring and following the latest advice from the Government to protect their staff. Read the...