Created on: 15 Jan 2020 | Last modified: 20 Sep 2023
Latest updates will be posted below.
SPPA Remedy information including remedy calculator is available here
The EIS response to the Scottish Teachers' Pension Scheme Consultation on Implementing the 2015 Remedy is now available here
The Scottish Teachers' Pension Scheme's Consultation on Implementing the 2015 remedy is now available on the SPPA Website
The Consultation runs from 23rd May 2023 until 23rd July 2023.
The EIS response will be available in due course.
If you have any questions regarding this consultation please contact SPPAPolicy@gov.scot
SPPA are not yet in a position to make revisions to pensions paid out from April 2022. Revisions to pensions will not be made until after October 2023 and possibly for some time after that date.
The SPPA now have further information on their website as follows:
2022 Annual Benefit Statements are now available on the SPPA portal to active members.
A document with an update on The McCloud judgement 2015 Remedy and a link to statements is available here
Eligible members can use the 2015 Remedy Calculator to estimate what benefits they would be entitled to when they choose to retire
We advise members to check their statement each year to ensure the information thereon is correct.
SPPA notice to employers can be viewed here
SPPA have made changes to the 2015 remedy content on their website.
There is also a short video which can be viewed here
The Scottish Government consultation on amendments to the Teachers' Pension schemes in Scotland is now open and will close on the 16th January 2022. This is available via the following link:
EIS response to UK Government Consultation can be viewed here.
Letter dated 8th October 2020 from the Scottish Teachers Pension Scheme Scheme Advisory Board to HM Treasury can be viewed here.
Please note that Teachers' Circular 2020/07 has now been published on the SPPA website. The purpose of this circular is to inform scheme members and employers of the UK Government consultation on proposals to address the age discrimination in scheme reforms in 2015, and to provide an update on the cost control mechanism.
If you have any queries, please contact SPPAPolicy@gov.scot
The Scottish Teachers' Pension Scheme Advisory Board published the minutes from their meeting held on 24th February 2020. The minutes can be read here.
The General Secretary of the Civil Service Pensioners' Alliance issued an update on the 30th March 2020 which can be accessed here.
The Scottish Teachers' Pension Scheme Advisory Board's response to the update can be viewed here.
On 25th March 2020 the Economic Secretary to the Treasury laid a Written Ministerial Statement before the UK Parliament to provide an update on the progress being made to address the discrimination identified by the Court of Appeal in the 2015 public service pension scheme reforms. Please see the update on the SPPA website through this link.
Details of the Stakeholder Update on Employment Tribunal Consideration of Public Sector Pension Transitional Protection Cases can be found here.