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Local Government Pension Scheme - Employers Discretions

Decision Maker: Civic Affairs

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

Committee recommended:

·  To approve the proposed policy statement on employer discretions.

·  To authorise the Head of Human Resources to determine decisions relating to the merits of individual cases.

·  That Council officers will continue to review the statement every 3 years and / or in line with changes to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) as advised by the Local Government Pensions Committee (LGPC) and the Administering Authority (Cambridgeshire County Council), and any recommended changes will go before Civic Affairs for approval.

Decisions:

The Committee received a report from the Support Services Manager.

 

The paper outlined Cambridge City Council’s proposed policy statement on Employer Discretions for the Local Government Pension Scheme.

 

In response to Councillor Robertson’s question the Support Services Manager said the discretions policy was in-line with other Local Authorities in the Cambridgeshire area that we were aware of.

 

Unanimously resolved:

  i.  To approve the proposed policy statement on employer discretions (Appendix A of the Officer’s report).

  ii.  To authorise the Head of Human Resources to determine decisions relating to the merits of individual cases.

  iii.  That Council Officers will continue to review the statement every 3 years and / or in line with changes to the Local Government Pension Scheme as advised by the Local Government Pensions Committee and the Administering Authority (Cambridgeshire County Council), and any recommended changes will go before Civic Affairs for approval.

Report author: Karl Tattam

Publication date: 08/02/2019

Date of decision: 30/01/2019

Decided at meeting: 30/01/2019 - Civic Affairs

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