Public Service Pensions Bill
The Public Service Pensions Bill was formally introduced to the Northern Ireland Assembly on Monday, 17 June 2013 and received its Second Reading on Tuesday, 25 June 2013. The Bill has been referred to the Committee for Finance and Personnel for Committee Stage.
The Bill will introduce major changes to public service pensions in Northern Ireland, including the policy for a new career average revalued earnings (CARE) scheme model, with pension age linked to state pension age. The reforms will extend across public service schemes made for the following classes of public service employments: civil servants; devolved judiciary; local government workers; teachers; health service workers; fire and rescue service workers; and, members of the police service.
Any organisation or individual with an interest in this Bill is invited to submit evidence to the Committee by email to:
or by post to:
Committee Clerk, Room 419, Parliament Buildings, Ballymiscaw, Stormont, Belfast, BT4 3XX
The evidence must be structured to address the specific clauses of the Bill.
Please note that evidence received on the Bill to date is available here.
Organisations or individuals responding to this call for evidence will wish to note that their submission (either in whole or part) may be published on the Committee website.
If you do not have access to the internet or email facilities or you have any other enquiries, please contact the Committee Clerk on 028 9052 1843.
The closing date for submissions is Friday, 30 August 2013.
Further details can be found here: