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Universities Superannuation Scheme

Question for Department for Education

UIN 121810, tabled on 9 January 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department has taken to encourage Universities UK to resolve the dispute over the Universities Superannuation Scheme.

Answered on

15 January 2018

Universities are autonomous institutions and they are responsible for their own pension provision. The department has not taken steps to encourage Universities UK, or any other party, to resolve the dispute regarding the Universities Superannuation Scheme, but continues to monitor developments.

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