We represent local authorities' interests to Government and the national teacher unions in respect of the administration, development and costs of the Teachers' Pensions Scheme.
Bulletin 67 reports on the three LGA meetings held this month to discuss the administration of the TPS. There is a reminder about future LGA meetings and news that October’s TP annual conferences are now live on the LGA’s events website. You can also find the latest information on the McCloud age discrimination case and the impact it will have on the TPS. Also included is news from the Pensions Regulator, the Pensions Ombudsman’s latest newsletter and an informative update from TP. The bulletin also includes information regarding the Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 in relation to teachers and school support staff.
LGA response to funding the education sector for teacher pension increases
Read the LGA response to the recent consultation to seek views on the DfE’s proposal to provide funding for certain educational institutions for the increase to employer contributions to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme in 2019/20.
LGA response to consultation – independent schools phased withdrawal
Read the LGA’s response to the Government consultation on the proposal to change the TPS (England and Wales) rules to allow independent schools to continue to offer TPS membership to existing staff, but not to new teachers.