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Teachers' Superannuation Scheme

Volume 81: debated on Thursday 20 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what projection he has made of the likely change in the financial burden on serving teachers in future years up to 2025, arising from their contributions in support of the teachers' superannuation scheme in the light of the anticipated numbers of living retired teachers in the period; and if he will make a statement.

The level of teachers' contributions is governed by the Teachers' Superannuation Regulations 1976 and stands at 6 per cent. of salary. It is not related to the numbers of living retired teachers in the period up to 2025.