Local Authority Pension Funds APPG

First Registered: 21/07/2016 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To discuss the issues and concerns of local authority pension funds and the work of the Local Authority Pension Fund Forum.

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Recent Documents related to Local Authority Pension Funds

1. Local Government Pension Scheme (West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority Pension Fund and West Midlands Pension Fund Merger) Regulations 2019
18/10/2019 - Secondary Legislation

Found: WalesThe Local Government Pension Scheme (West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority Pension Fund and

2. Proposed merger of West Midlands pension funds
23/07/2019 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: Housing, Communities and Local Government Local Government Pension Scheme: Proposed merge

3. Local government pension scheme funds for England and Wales: 2019 to 2020
04/11/2020 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: Statistical release Local Government Finance Local Government Pension Scheme Funds England and Wales:

4. Local Government Pension Scheme (Northumberland and Tyne and Wear Pension Fund Merger) Regulations 2020
14/05/2020 - Secondary Legislation

Found: And WalesThe Local Government Pension Scheme (Northumberland and Tyne and Wear Pension Fund Merger) Regulations

5. Proposed merger of the Northumberland and Tyne and Wear pension funds
20/03/2020 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: Housing, Communities and Local Government Local Government Pension Scheme: Northumberland

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Local Authority Pension Funds

1. Draft Northamptonshire (Structural Changes) (Supplementary Provision and Amendment) Order 2021
23/02/2021 - General Committees

1: the lord lieutenancy and the Northamptonshire pension fund.The order that we are considering this - Speech Link

2. Pension Funds: Financial and Ethical Investments
22/05/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: of investments in fossil fuel companies by pension funds.I refer Members to my entry in the Register - Speech Link
2: argument. Can he assure me that the parliamentary pension fund, which has long been looking at this issue - Speech Link
3: case. We need to ensure that the parliamentary pension fund becomes zero-carbon. We as Parliament need - Speech Link

3. Pension Protection Fund (Moratorium and Arrangements and Reconstructions for Companies in Financial Difficulty) (Amendment and Revocation) Regulations 2020
21/10/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: action, and the pension scheme trustees or managers are a creditor, the board of the Pension Protection Fund - Speech Link

4. Covid-19: Financial Markets
25/03/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: many consumers. As the recent Financial Conduct Authority statement makes clear, short selling is not responsible - Speech Link
2: businesses and save jobs, a small number of hedge funds are cashing in on the crisis by short selling stock - Speech Link
3: benefit a wide range of investors, not just hedge funds, by helping them to manage the risk in their portfolios - Speech Link

5. Bus Passes: 1950s-born Women
30/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: women born in the 1950s who are affected by the pension changes. They are particularly active in Coventry - Speech Link
2: difference to a lot of WASPI women—Women Against State Pension Inequality? The reality, however, is that the Department - Speech Link
3: state pension is not a benefit, or a lottery win that people get once they retire. The state pension is - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Local Authority Pension Funds
1. Pension Funds
asked by: Henry Smith
07/10/2019
... what steps her Department is taking to ensure pension funds consider the impact of climate change when taking investment decisions.

2. Pension Funds
asked by: Jim Cunningham
18/02/2019
... what recent guidance his Department has provided to pension fund managers on preparing that sector for the effects of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

3. Pension Funds
asked by: Geraint Davies
16/10/2018
... whether she has plans to submit a formal response to the consultation undertaken by the Financial Conduct Authority on changes to rules governing the operation of Independent Governance Committees in Quarter 1 2019.

4. Pension Funds
asked by: Martyn Day
19/07/2018
... what assessment he has made of the effect of the change in the value of the pound on private pension funds since the EU referendum.

5. Pension Funds
asked by: Lord Mendelsohn
02/07/2018
... and the impact of different compensation structures.

Latest Questions
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5 Current APPG Officers
Baroness Altmann Portrait
Baroness Altmann
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 31st January 2018
3 APPG Memberships
Consumer Protection , Net Zero , Pensions
Lord Kerslake Portrait
Lord Kerslake
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 21st July 2016
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mr Clive Betts MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5114.

Email: officeofclivebettsmp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Steve Barwick, The Smith Institute, The Foundry, 17 Oval Way, London SE11 5RR. Tel: 07826 872 375

Email: steve.barwick@smith-institute.org.uk

Secretariat:

The Smith Institute acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.smith-institute.org.uk/

Group's Website:

http://www.appglocalpensionfunds.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
29 Jan 2021
Source
The Smith Institute
Description
The Smith Institute is paid by Pensions and Research Consultancy to act as the group's secretariat   From : 29/01/2021 To : 28/01/2022
Value
£10,501
Date
29 Jan 2020
Source
The Smith Institute
Description
The Smith Institute is paid by Pensions and Research Consultancy to act as the group's secretariat   From : 29/01/2020 To : 28/01/2021
Value
£10,501
Date
11 Jul 2018
Source
Smith Institute
Description
Smith Institute is paid by Pensions and Investment Research Consultancy to act as the group's secretariat   From : 11/07/2018 To : 10/07/2019
Value
£7,501
Date
11 Jul 2017
Source
Smith Institute
Description
Smith Institute is paid by Pensions and Investment Research Consultancy to act as the group's secretariat   From : 11/07/2017 To : 10/07/2018
Value
£7,501
Date
7 Jun 2016
Source
The Smith Institute
Description
Secretariat   From : 07/06/2016 To : 06/06/2017
Value
£9,001
Financial Benefits Received
Date
7 Jun 2016
Source
Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (via Pension Investment Research Consultancy)
Value
£10,000
Former APPG Officers
Steve Reed Portrait
Steve Reed
Secretary
Labour (Co-op) - Croydon North
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Ian Blackford Portrait
Ian Blackford
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
1 APPG Membership
Christians in Parliament
Mark Prisk Portrait
Mark Prisk
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Hertford and Stortford
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships