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Teachers: Pensions

Question for Department for Education

UIN 191299, tabled on 14 November 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of introducing a phasing in period for higher education Institutions to implement the increased contribution to the teachers pension scheme.

Answered on

19 November 2018

The department will be running a public consultation regarding the funding of the rise in employer contributions for the Teachers’ Pension Scheme and has already agreed to delay the introduction of these changes until September 2019. The department will use the consultation to better understand the impact of the proposed changes on the affected English higher education institutions to decide what, if any, action should be taken.

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