Your local government pension scheme

The Local Government Pension Scheme in Scotland is a funded, defined benefit, statutory occupational pension scheme. It's one of the main public service pension schemes in Scotland, serving more than 236,000 active members, over 140,000 deferred members and more than 169,000 pensioners and dependants.

While the scheme is administered by 11 local government administering authorities, SPPA is responsible for maintaining and updating the Local Government Pension Scheme's regulations in line with policies determined by the Scottish Government and the UK Government.

Contacting your pension fund adminstrator

If you have any queries about your membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme you should contact your local pension fund administrator directly. You can find details of all the fund administrators here.

Further reading

Local Government Pension Scheme website

How to get help if you have a query or complaint.

Please click on the title above to see all the Local Government Forms.

A basic guide to tax on pensions.