The Local Government
The website covers employees in England, Wales and provides up
to date information on the new LGPS scheme applying from 1 April
Local Government Pension Scheme Annual Report
The second Annual Report for the Local Government Pension Scheme
(LGPS) in England and Wales
Government websites on pensions
Government information and public services online.
Work and Pensions
The Department for Work and Pensions.
Revenue & Customs
Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs ensure the correct tax is paid
at the right time.
The Pension Service
For information about state pensions please contact The Pensions
Service. Find out the age at which you can claim your state
The Pension Tracing Service
If you were in another scheme in the past and you have lost
touch with them, then this central body should be able to help you
The Pensions Regulator
The Pensions Regulator is a pensions watchdog which makes sure
schemes are run properly, and protects members against fraud.
Anyone who is worried about a scheme can 'blow the whistle' to The
The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS)
TPAS is available at any time to assist members and
beneficiaries of the Scheme in connection with any pensions query
they may have, or difficulty they have failed to resolve with the
trustees or administrators of a scheme.
The Pensions Ombudsman
The Pensions Ombudsman was set up under the Pensions Act, and
may investigate and determine any complaint or dispute of fact or
law in relation to a pension scheme.
Financial services websites
Find an independent financial adviser.
Make sure they understand the LGPS.
UK financial services information
Financial products and money saving tips
Money Saving Expert
Other useful websites
Local Government Pensions Committee
Supports local authorities in their human resources role. They
do this by providing expert advice and information on people
management and development in local government, and leading the
formulation of policy on some employer issues.
Department for Communities and Local Government
Responsible for policy areas from both the old Department for
Transport, Local Government and the Regions and Cabinet Office.
Age Concern support all people over 50 in the UK, ensuring that
they get the most from life. They provide essential services such
as day care and information. They also campaign on issues like age
discrimination and pensions, and work to influence public opinion
and government policy about older people.
The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal,
money and other problems by providing free information and advice
from over 3,000 locations, and by influencing policymakers. Details
of local Citizens Advice bureaus can be found by visiting the
Citizens Advice website.