Open consultation: Changes to the NHS Pension Scheme regulations

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Proposed changes include:

  • equalising the entitlement to survivor pensions for male survivors of female scheme members, following the Employment Tribunal decision in Goodwin v Secretary of State for Education

  • removing certain amendments to the 1995 Section Regulations made by the Civil Partnership (Opposite Sex Couples) Regulations 2019 following Goodwin

  • ensuring that payments and allowances under the New to Partnership Payments Scheme are treated as non-pensionable earnings

  • reforming the final pay control provisions of the 1995 Section Regulations.

The consultation document outlines all the proposed changes and gives details on how to submit a response.

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