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Pensions

Volume 718: debated on Tuesday 6 April 2010

Question

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government what were the (a) payments to members, (b) employee contributions, and (c) employer contributions, of the 10 largest public sector pension schemes in the past three years. [HL2871]

Detailed information and data for individual public service pension schemes are available from the relevant government department. The 10 largest schemes, with published information sources where available, are as follows:

NHS England and Wales, Teachers England and Wales, Principal Civil Service and Armed Forces Pension Schemes—resource accounts are laid before Parliament annually and copies are placed in the House Library;

Local Government Pension Scheme England and Wales—administered locally but annual statistical releases are provided by the Department for Communities and Local Government;

Police England and Firefighters England Pension Schemes—administered locally and information is provided on request by the Home Office and Department for Communities and Local Government; and

the Scottish Teachers Superannuation Scheme, NHS Scotland and Local Government Scotland Pension Schemes—annual accounts are presented to the Scottish Executive.