Shropshire County Pension fund

Taking care of your Local Government Pension in Shropshire

State Pension Benefits

If you require further information about your State Pension you should contact the Department of Work and Pensions on 0345 606 0265 or by visiting www.gov.uk/calculate-state-pension to request a calculation of your benefits.

Changes from April 2016

Below are links to a series of guides which have been published to help members understand the changes to the State Pension and the removal of Contracted-Out status in the Local Government Pension Scheme from April 2016.

Click here to be taken to the Gov.uk website to view some fact sheets on the New State Pension.

Click here to be taken to the Gov.uk website to view the New State Pension resource pack.

Click here to be taken to the Gov.uk website to view the Frequently Asked Questions Document.

Click here to be taken to the Gov.uk website to view the New State Pension Handouts.

Click here to be taken to the Gov.uk website to view the State Pension toolkit.

A leaflet has been developed by the LGA to provide information to members who are considering topping up their state pension.

Further information

State Pension Examples – A guide by Mercers

Q&A New State Pension v1.2