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


If you have left the LGPS and you join another pension scheme, you may be able to transfer your LGPS benefits to the new scheme. Transferring your pension is not an easy decision to make. You will need to compare the two schemes carefully to be certain you make the right choice. You may wish to get help from a specialist adviser. In some cases you will have to seek independent financial advice before you can transfer.

Criminals may try and convince you to hand over your pension by transferring it to a scam pension scheme. You can protect yourself by finding out about how to spot a Pension scam.

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What to consider if you are thinking about transferring your pension to a defined contribution scheme.

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