HM Treasury

Taxation, work and welfare

Public Service Pensions (PSP)


Changes are being proposed to public service pension schemes.  Find out about why pension are changing, below, as well as the proposed changes and what they mean to you if you are a member of a public service pension scheme.

Cover of document: Public Service Pensions: good pensions that last

On 2 November 2011, the Government published a paper 'Public Service Pensions: good pensions that last' setting out its views on public service pensions reform, and provides an update on the current state of discussions with pension schemes and trades unions.

The paper explains the reasons why reform of public service pensions is necessary and outlines some of the proposed changes to pension schemes.

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We’ll be keeping these pages updated with all the latest information about the reforms so please do come back and keep yourself up to date. We have published answers to a number of questions that have been raised over recent months in our FAQ.

If you have a question that you think may be of interest to other public servants or if you have comments on the site please email them to:

Please note that we cannot answer individual pension queries, but we will post a selection of replies to our frequently asked questions page, so keep checking back here to find out more.

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