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Local Government: Superannuation Schemes

Volume 709: debated on Wednesday 1 April 2009

Question

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To ask Her Majesty's Government how much they have paid in each of the past three years to supplement local government superannuation schemes; why they have made such payments; and under what arrangements or powers such money is paid. [HL2521]

Local government pension arrangements are financed principally by contributions paid by its employee members and employers. No government grant is hypothecated to cover local authority pension costs.