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Local government pension scheme

Pensions made simple

Want to know more about the fantastic pension scheme for local government employees? Watch the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) 'Pensions Made Simple' videos on the LGPS members website.

We provide the secretariat service for the Local Government Pensions Committee (LGPC), a committee of councillors constituted by the:

  • Local Government Association (LGA)
  • Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA)
  • Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA).

The LGPC provides technical advice and information on the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) and related compensation matters to LGPS administering authorities and employers. The service includes: 

We also provide a programme of pensions training for: 

  • LGPS pension practitioners
  • LGPS employers 
  • HR and payroll staff 
  • pension committee and local pension board members.