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For members of the Local Government Pension Scheme in England and Wales

Assumed Pensionable Pay

Assumed Pensionable Pay is used to work out the increase to your pension when you are awarded Tier 1 or 2 ill health benefits. Assumed Pensionable Pay is the average pay you receive in the period before you leave due to ill health retirement. It is based on three months’ pay if you are paid monthly or 12 weeks’ pay if you are not paid monthly.

There are sometimes adjustments to the calculation of Assumed Pensionable Pay:

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