Membership

Employing authorities

At 31 March 2022, there were 171 employing authorities contributing to the Scheme.  These employing authorities were composed of 11 councils, 1 Education Authority, 1 library authority, 48 associated bodies, 89 schools, 9 further and higher education colleges and universities and 12 employers with restricted membership (closed to new members).  A full list of these organisations can be found on our contributing employers section.

Members

Membership of the Scheme increased during the 2021/22 year to 149,739 members.  At 31 March 2022, the Scheme consisted of 73,960 contributing members, 41,557 pensioners and 30,902 deferred members, plus 2,269 unclaimed refunds and 1,051 pensions pending.

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