Making sure we do the right things, in an open, honest and accountable manner
What is good governance?
In relation to our pension fund, good governance means making sure that the right structure and representation is in place
We make sure that decision-makers have the appropriate knowledge, training and experience to weigh up decisions against risk, and communicate these decisions to members and employers
Policy news and archive
Last year we let you know about a change to the Local Government Pension Scheme rules, if your members left with a deferred benefit before 1 April 1998. We told you that the rules had been changed to allow them to take their benefit at the age of 55 (rather than 60)...
There’s been a change to the scheme rules so that survivor benefits payable to a same sex spouse or a civil partner are equal to those paid to the widow of a male member. The change is backdated to the date the civil partnerships and same sex marriages were introduced...
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has launched a consultation on proposed changes to the Local Government Pension Scheme. These changes seek to introduce new regulations protecting the pension’s position of staff who are compulsorily...
Our governance team provides direct support to members of the Pension Committee, Investment Sub Committee and Local Pension Board, who are responsible for the management of the fund.
The team’s main duty is to ensure that decisions are made by the Pension Committee and Investment Sub Committee in an informed and balanced way.
View strategy and policy documentation by selecting your pension fund, on the right.
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