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Teachers’ pension schemes (amendment) regulations 2019

Ref: DfE-00149-2019PDF, 157KB, 17 pages

Detail of outcome

Summary of responses we received, along with the government’s response outlining the next steps.

Original consultation


Proposed changes to entitlement for same sex spouses and civil partners, and to the requirement to nominate unmarried partners for survivor benefits.

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Consultation description

We are seeking views on proposals to change the teachers’ pension scheme rules to provide civil partners and same-sex spouses with the same survivor pension rights as widows. We also want views on proposals to remove the nomination form requirement for unmarried partner benefits, and on other minor amendments.

Published 15 May 2019
Last updated 18 July 2019 + show all updates

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