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Guides and factsheets for deferred members

Find out further information about the LGPS in the following guides and factsheets.

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FAQs: Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs for scheme members (DOCX, 69.4 KB)

Answers some common questions about COVID-19 and your pension.

Guide: Brief guide to the LGPS (PDF, 2.0 MB)

Includes information about the key benefits of the scheme.

Guide: A guide to the LGPS for employees in England and Wales (PDF, 2.6 MB)

Explains the full benefits available to you as a scheme member and how the scheme works.

Guide: Expression of wish for payment of death grant

A lump sum death grant may be payable in the event of your death. This guide includes the form for you to nominate who you wish to receive the lump sum death grant.

Guide: The Qs and As of retirement

Answers the main questions surrounding retirement including how your benefits are calculated and how they are paid.

Guide: Internal Dispute Resolution Procedure (IDRP) (PDF, 529.4 KB)

If you are unhappy with a decision made regarding your pension, you have the right to ask for that decision to be looked at under the formal complaints procedure (IDRP).

Guide: Retirement declaration form - A guide

Information about how to complete the retirement declaration form. Deferred scheme members must complete the form when they take their pension so their benefits can be paid. The form is not on this website. We send it to deferred members at the time their benefits are due.