The Pensions Committee has responsibility for all matters relating to the management and administration of the Shropshire County Pension Fund. The Committee is made up of members representing employers, employees and pensioners.
The committee meets formally, at least quarterly, and more frequently if formal decisions are required. The committee is supported by the advice of two independent advisers. The list of the current committee members and papers for each meeting can be found on the Pensions Committee web page on the Shropshire Council website.
Voting activity is reviewed by the Pensions Committee each quarter. Details of recent voting activity can also be found on the Shropshire Council website.
The formal terms of reference of the Pensions Committee and other governance arrangements are outlined in the governance compliance statement.
How to contact members of the Committee
You can find contact details for Committee members on the Shropshire Council page by clicking the link under Related Links and finding a member’s name under Membership. The Committee Officer’s contact details are also at the bottom of the page.
The new employee representative for Shropshire Council on the committee is Laura Hoskison, Assistant Branch Secretary of UNISON Shropshire General. You can contact Laura if you have any questions you would like her to take to committee meetings on your behalf. Email UNISON, at email@example.com or call Laura on 01743 252958.
How to send a question or attend a meeting
You can speak to Committee members during public question time at the allocated slot on the agenda. This is an opportunity to ask a question, or present a petition.
At the meeting you’ll be able to ask your question and get a verbal response. You should send notice of your question at least 48 hours before the start of the meeting.
Use the online form to submit your question. The link to the form is under Related Links and you’ll need to register for an account before you can submit a question for the public question time.
Alternatively, you can email the director of Legal and Democratic Services (firstname.lastname@example.org) or write to: The Director of Legal & Democratic Services, Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6ND.
Once your question has been received, someone will contact you and tell you when you'll have the opportunity to speak.
Alternatively, the new employee representative for Shropshire Council on the committee is Laura Hoskison, Assistant Branch Secretary of UNISON Shropshire General. You can contact Laura if you have any questions you would like her to take to committee meetings on your behalf. Email UNISON, at email@example.com or call Laura on 01743 252958.
Please note, meetings are currently being held virtually on Microsoft Teams. See below for more details about this. The public can still ask questions during the public question time.
A calendar of meetings can be found on the Shropshire Council website. Follow the link under Related Links.
Meeting dates are subject to change so if you’re considering attending a meeting please check regularly to see that the meeting hasn’t been cancelled or the date changed. Alternatively, you can contact the committee officer to make sure the meeting in going ahead as scheduled.
The agenda will be displayed on the Shropshire Council website in the week before the meeting.
Please note, during this time these meetings will be held online using Microsoft Teams. They can only be viewed live and while those involved will not be visible, the proceedings can still be heard along with the agenda displayed on the screen. The agenda will be released on the Shropshire Council website and will include instructions and a link to listen to the meeting. Please follow the link under Related Links for the next meeting date and more information.