There appears to be some of confusion relating to the provision of a pension scheme for Town and Parish Clerks and other Council employees.

  • This is particularly important if the matter is being considered as part of the annual budget and precept.
  • Pension provision within England is changing
  • However the law is already clear that additional notice must be given of any meeting where such proposals are being considered

This is a basic introductory guide for Town and Parish Councillors together with residents.


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Special Legal Notice of Meeting

Excluding the press and public

Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) and advice

Conflict of Interest - clerks and officers

Questions for Councillors


This guide is indicative and not definitive, it is not intended to be a comprehensive legal guide or a list of legal requirements. This guide is not intended as nor constitutes any form of financial advice regarding pensions.


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