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Public Sector: Pensions

Department for Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 20th March 2017.

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Photo of Lord Hutton of Furness Lord Hutton of Furness Labour

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what guidance they have given, or plan to give, to the Local Government Pension Scheme and similar public sector pension schemes, concerning the scope of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.

Photo of Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales

The Local Government Pension Scheme is the only major public sector pension scheme which maintains independent investment funds out of which member benefits are paid. Investment decisions are the responsibility of scheme administering authorities.

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