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This news article was published on 09 Sep 2022

Your pension fund must provide you with an annual statement by 31 August every year if you are an active or deferred member. Your pension fund will most likely provide your statement by making it available on their online pension portal. If you have not been notified that your statement...


This news article was published on 18 Jul 2022

Pension credit provides extra income for people over State Pension Age on lower incomes. In April 2022, it was estimated that about 850,000 households are missing out on Pension Credit because they think it isn’t meant for them. Pension Credit can be worth up to £3,300 a year and you may be...


This news article was published on 05 Apr 2022

Active pension accounts, deferred pensions and pensions in payment are adjusted each April in line with the cost of living. The increase is based on the September to September adjustment to the Consumer Prices Index (CPI). The CPI index for the year up to September 2021 was 3.1%. This means...


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.