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Extension to Consultation Period on Draft LGPS (NI) Regulations

07 February 2014

The Minister of the Environment, Mark H Durkan MLA has approved an extension to the current consultation on the draft regulations for the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Environment Minister announces new date for the reformed LGPS (NI)

28 January 2014

Environment Minister, Mark H Durkan, has today announced that the reformed Local Government Pension Scheme will be introduced on 1 April 2015.

LGPS (NI) 2014 Scheme Consultation

12 December 2013

The Department of the Environment has issued its second consultation on the new Local Government Pension Scheme for Northern Ireland (LGPS (NI)) 2014.

Councillors' Severance Scheme

02 September 2013

Legislation on a severance scheme for councillors' who will be leaving political life in the run-up to local government re-organisation.

Northern Ireland Public Service Pensions Reform

29 August 2013

Consultation on the Public Services Pension Bill completed

LGPS Review Group review 2014 Scheme

29 May 2013

Recommendations have been made to the Minister of the Environment on the new scheme which will be introduced in Northern Ireland in April 2014.

Pension Liberation Fraud March 2013

10 May 2013

Members appear to have been promised early release of pension rights if they transfer their accrued rights out of the Scheme. Click for information on the possible risks involved.