The NUT is a member of the PSPC which represents all of the main public service pensioners. This document sets out policy concerns which the PSPC and its constituent organisations are pursuing with the major political parties.
This update sets out pensions news on a variety of issues, including the proposed increase in Teachers' Pension contributions from April 2014, the Pensions Bill, the Retired Teachers' Convention 2013 and Fair Deal.
The Pensions Act 2011 accelerates increases in the state pension age. The state pension age for women will reach 65 by November 2018 and the state pension age for men and women will reach 66 by October 2020. The document shows state pension ages for those in the transition period.
This guidance document is intended for use by members and division officials. The first section covers the background to the pension overpayment problem. The second section looks at how pensions are recalculated, and how to interpret letters received from Teachers' Pensions.