Teachers’ pension scheme regulations: proposed changes

Closed 25 Jun 2019

Opened 15 May 2019

Overview

We are seeking views regarding changes to unmarried partner and same-sex survivor benefits in the England and Wales Teachers' pension scheme.

Why We Are Consulting

The consultation concerns proposals to change the Teachers' pension scheme rules to provide civil partners and same-sex spouses with the same survivor pension rights as widows, the removal of the nomination form requirement for unmarried partner benefits and other minor amendments.

What Happens Next

Consultation responses will be fully considered before amendments to scheme regulations are finalised. A consultation response document will be published in due course.

Audiences

  • Teachers
  • Employers
  • Unions and representative organisations

Interests

  • Pay, conditions and pensions