The government is currently consulting on plans to allow universities and colleges in England to opt out of offering the local government pension scheme (LGPS) to new non-teaching staff. The proposal would:

  • Create a two-tier workforce with new starters offered inferior pensions
  • Disproportionately affect women and the lower paid
  • Threaten the future sustainability of the whole scheme

This attack on pension rights is the thin end of the wedge – let’s take action.

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The government consultation closes on 31 July so let’s make our views heard.

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