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Departmental Pensions

Volume 476: debated on Monday 2 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what the effect on his Department's expenditure would be of increasing the employee contribution to each pension scheme for which his Department is responsible by one per cent.; and if he will make a statement. (200729)

Increasing the employee contribution rate for the teachers’ pension scheme (TPS) would have no impact upon the Department's expenditure, as the cost would be borne by members of the scheme.