The news area of the website will be regularly updated to inform you of any developments within the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), see below for further information.


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April 2018 - General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Data protection law is changing on 25th May 2018 with the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). View our "General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)" page for more information including a Q&A for Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) members.

April 2018 - Employee contribution rate bands

The pay bands which determine the contribution rate a member of the LGPS should pay from 1st April 2018 are now available. View our 'how much will I pay?' page to check yours.

March 2018 - Pension Increase

Pensioner members will see their pension increase by 3% in line with the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) from April 2018. View our "Will my pension increase?" page for more details.

August 2017 - Annual Report 2016-17

The Annual Report for 2016-17 is now available to be viewed.

July 2017 - Options for Academies in the LGPS

The Scheme Advisory Board (SAB) requested a review of the current issues faced by the LGPS and associated stakeholders in relation to academies participating in the English LGPS Funds. This report by PWC, is now available to be viewed: Options for Academies in the LGPS

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