Responses to consultations submitted by the LGA/LGPC from April 2014 onwards are listed in the below table. Responses to earlier consultations can be found on the LGA Pensions webpage or by request from the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Date commenced

Description

Documents (PDF)

Links

LGA Response

28th November 2016 Indexation and equalisation of GMP in public service pension schemes

Consultation paper

HM Treasury website

Response

10th August 2016 Salary sacrifice for the provision of benefits-in-kind

Consultation paper

HMRC website

Response

4th August 2016 Merger of Wandsworth and Richmond Upon Thames pension funds

Consultation paper

Draft regulations

DCLG website

Response

6th July 2016 Developing an insolvency regime for the further education and sixth-form sectors

Consultation paper

Draft clauses

Explanatory notes

BIS/DfE website

Response

27th May 2016 Local government pension scheme regulations

Consultation paper

DCLG website

Response

5th February 2016 Consultation on reforms to public sector exit payments

Consultation paper

HMT website

Response

20th December 2015 The draft Repayment of Public Sector Exit Payments Regulations 2016

Consultation paper

Draft Regulations

Draft Schedule

HMT website

Response

Examples

25th November 2015 The draft Local Government Pension Scheme (Management and Investment of Funds) Regulations 2016

Consultation paper

Draft Regulations

DCLG website

Response

27th October 2015 The Local Government Pension Scheme (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2016

Draft Regulations

None available Response
1st September 2015 Local Government Pension Scheme (Scotland) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2015

Consultation letter

Draft Regulations

Annex A

Annex B

SPPA website Response
31st July 2015 Consultation on a Public Sector Exit Payment Cap None available HMT website Response  
8th July 2015 Strengthening the incentive to save: a consultation on pensions tax relief Consultation document (PDF, 29 pages, 524kb) HMT website Response
2nd March 2015 Improving transparency in workplace pensions: transaction costs disclosure - Call for Evidence Consultation document (PDF, 56 pages, 379kb) DWP website Response
5th December 2014 Technical consultation on Local Government Pension Scheme rules Consultation document and draft regulations (PDF, 25 pages, 370kb) DCLG website Response
1st December 2014 Technical Changes to automatic enrolment: consultation on draft regulations Consultation document (PDF, 26 pages, 122kb)

Draft regulations (PDF, 7 pages, 49kb)

DWP website Response
3rd November 2014 The Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Disclosure of Information) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 Consultation document (PDF, 8 pages, 209kb)

Draft regulations (PDF, 3 pages, 28kb)

DWP website Response
10th October 2014 Better Governance and Improved Accountability in the Local Government Pension Scheme Consultation document and draft regulations (PDF, 22 pages, 529kb) DCLG website Response
25th June 2014 Recovery of public sector exit payments Standalone document not available [see link] HMT website Response
23rd June 2014 The Local Government Pension Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2014: draft regulations on scheme governance Consultation document and draft regulations (PDF, 20 pages, 340kb) DCLG website Response
1st May 2014 Local Government Pension Scheme: opportunities for collaboration, cost savings and efficiencies Consultation document (PDF, 25 pages, 438kb)

Ministerial Statement (PDF, 2 pages, 81kb)

DCLG website Response
19th March 2014 Freedom and choice in pensions - Consultation on the pension reforms announced in the 2014 Budget Consultation document (PDF, 54 pages, 413kb)

Budget document (PDF, 120 pages, 2.10mb)

HMT website [Consultation documents]

HMT website [Budget documents]

Response
1st October 2013 Pooling arrangements for academies within the Local Government Pension Scheme Consultation document (PDF, 13 pages, 66kb) DCLG website N/A
21st June 2013 Call for evidence on the future structure of the Local Government Pension Scheme Call for evidence 40k (3 pages) DCLG website

Response

Research

20th June 2013 Local Government Pension Scheme (England and Wales) new governance arrangements Discussion document 93k (15 pages) DCLG website Response
20th June 2013 Local Government Pension Scheme 2014 Consultation 1.13mb (103 pages) DCLG website Response
10th April 2013 Taxpayer-funded pensions for councillors and other elected local office holders Consultation 94k (13 pages) DCLG website Response
28th March 2013 Local Government Pension Scheme 2014 and 2008 Scheme amending Regulations Consultation 967k (90 pages) DCLG website

Covering letter

Comments [Misc Amends]

Comments [Transitional]

21st December 2012 Local government pension scheme 2014: draft regulations on membership, contributions and benefits Consultation 463k (79 pages) DCLG website