At 31 March 2023, there were 169 employing authorities contributing to the Scheme. These employing authorities were composed of 11 councils, 1 Education Authority, 1 library authority, 47 associated bodies, 89 schools, 9 further and higher education colleges and universities and 11 employers with restricted membership (closed to new members). A full list of these organisations can be found on our contributing employers section.
Membership of the Scheme increased during the 2022/23 year to 160,929 members. At 31 March 2023, the Scheme consisted of 80,703 contributing members, 43,315 pensioners and 36,911 deferred members.