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Ministers must stop interfering in council pensions, says UNISON

MPs will debate the future of the local government pension scheme (LGPS) in Westminster Hall today (Monday) in response to concerns that the government plans to interfere in investment decisions. More than 100,000 people have signed a petition, backed by UNISON, saying it should be up to the funds to decide where they invest in […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

‘Think again’ UNISON tells government on LGPS plans

UNISON responds to the government consultation on proposals that would allow higher and further education employers in England to opt out of providing LGPS membership for new staff members

Article on the UNISON National site.

Conference agrees to fight changes to the LGPS

Delegates denounce the cynical attack on public service workers’ pensions and warn that other sectors are at risk

News on the UNISON National site.

Union issues pension warning for university and college workers

Government plans to allow employers in England to opt out of local government pension scheme are an ‘unwarranted and grievous’ attack on higher and further education staff

News on the UNISON National site.

Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) National Seminar

Date
11 December 2018 9:30am–3:30pm
Location
UNISON Centre – 130 Euston Road, London

The union is holding our annual seminar for all LGPS Board members, branches officers, activists and members on the governance and economics of the LGPS. There are major reforms being implemented England, Wales and Scotland and these will be discussed across the day. We will also be launching a major training programme for members and […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

20,000 people call on MPs to debate LGPS plans

Sign the UNISON petition urging Parliament to debate plans giving ministers a right to tell pension funds where to invest money

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Draft branch and region submission to LGPS investment consultation

Consultation submission for branches/Individuals for LGPS

Media on the UNISON National site.