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Latest consultations

Introduction of Local Pension Boards for Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)

The Public Service Pensions Act 2013 requires the establishment of a Pension Board from 1 April 2015. The Pension Fund has recently provided UNISON with a briefing note that explains the governance structure of the Fund, and how the Board will assist the further development of our governance arrangements.

To view the briefing please click here

We will shortly be writing out to pensioner and deferred members of the EAPF inviting applications to join the Pensions Committee and Pension Board, and further information will be made available on this website.

EAPF response to draft Regulations on Scheme Governance

The Pension Committee have provided a response to the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) consultation paper on improving governance in the LGPS. Click here to view the paper.

EAPF response to consultation on Opportunities for Collaboration, Cost Savings and Efficiencies

The Pension Committee have provided a response to the DCLG consultation paper for identifying efficiencies in the LGPS.

To view the consultation response please click here.

LGPS 2014 – changes to the LGPS

A Scheme member leaflet has been developed in conjunction with the 2014 Project Group and this is the first in a suite of leaflets being planned for the new Scheme.

Click here to view the main changes.

LGPS 2014 second consultation response

The Pension Committee have now responded to the second consultation paper for the membership, contributions and benefits of the new 2014 Scheme.

To view the consultation response please click here.

Pensions Committee statements and consultation responses

March 2013 - EAPF response to first LGPS 2014 consultation

January 2012 - Government annoucement about LGPS reform

January 2012 - EAPF response to LGPS consulation about contribution rates

October 2011 - Government issues consultation on contributon changes

July 2011 - Government announces it will consult on contribution changes

April 2011 - Pension contribution paybands from April 2011

March 2011 - The final report of the Public Service Pensions Commission (Hutton report)

Natural Resource Body for Wales

December 2011 - Pension Committee statement about the SEB proposal