The Scottish Public Pensions Agency (SPPA) is an Agency of the Scottish Government. Its principal purpose administer pensions on behalf of the Scottish Government for Teachers, the Police and Firefighters as well as for employees of the National Health Service in Scotland. 

The Agency also has responsibility for:

  • Developing the regulations covering the National Health Service Superannuation Scheme (NHSSS), Scottish Teachers' Superannuation Scheme (STSS), Police and Fire pension schemes in Scotland.
  • Responsible for developing the regulations for Scotland’s Local Government Pension Scheme. 
  • Determining appeals made by members of these schemes.
  • Providing pension administration services to third parties on a contract basis. Current customers include the Scottish Parliamentary Pension Scheme and the Legal Aid Board for Scotland.
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