Pension consultation age discrimination

Latest updates will be posted below.

February 2021

Pension remedy response from SPPA

Government response to consultation

October 2020

EIS response to UK Government Consultation can be viewed here

Letter dated 8th October 2020 from the Scottish Teachers Pension Scheme Scheme Advisory Board to HM Treasury can be viewed here

July 2020

Please note that Teachers' Circular 2020/07  has now been published on the SPPA website. The purpose of this circular is to inform scheme members and employers of the UK Government consultation on proposals to address the age discrimination in scheme reforms in 2015, and to provide an update on the cost control mechanism.

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May 2020

The Scottish Teachers' Pension Scheme Advisory Board published the minutes from their meeting held on 24th February 2020. The minutes can be read here

April 2020

The General Secretary of the Civil Service Pensioners' Alliance issued an update on the 30th March 2020 which can be accessed here 

The Scottish Teachers' Pension Scheme Advisory Board's response to the update can be viewed here

March 2020

On 25th March 2020 the Economic Secretary to the Treasury laid a Written Ministerial Statement before the UK Parliament to provide an update on the progress being made to address the discrimination identified by the Court of Appeal in the 2015 public service pension scheme reforms.  Please see the update on the SPPA website through this link.


December 2019

Details of the Stakeholder Update on Employment Tribunal Consideration of Public Sector Pension Transitional Protection Cases can be found here.