Pension consultation age discrimination

Created on: 15 Jan 2020 | Last modified: 20 Jul 2022

Latest updates will be posted below.

March 2022

SPPA notice to employers can be viewed here

February 2022

SPPA have made changes to the 2015 remedy content on their website.

There is also a short video which can be viewed here

January 2022

Scottish Teachers' Pension Scheme SAB response to HMT Consultation

EIS response to UK Government Consultation

Draft Consultation Response

November 2021

The Scottish Government consultation on amendments to the Teachers' Pension schemes in Scotland is now open and will close on the 16th January 2022. This is available via the following link:

Consultation procedures for any proposed changes to the Scottish Teachers Pension Schemes

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.