Pension Fund and Governance

Under the terms of the LGPS Regulations Dumfries and Galloway Council is an administering authority and is required to maintain and operate a pension fund.

This fund is used to pay pensions, lump sum benefits and other entitlements to members and their dependents.

Contributions to the fund are made by employees and employers, as well as income from assets, equities, property and bonds.

This year's accounts

You can download our most recent annual accounts:

Accounts from previous years

Accounts for the last three financial years are also available to download:

Pensions Board

Each Pension Fund in the LGPS is required to establish a Pensions Board. The Board is responsible for assisting the Scheme Manager (Dumfries and Galloway Council) in relation to compliance with Scheme regulations and the requirements of the Pensions Regulator.

Membership of the Board consists of equal numbers of trade union representatives and employer representatives.

The Local Government Pension Scheme (Scotland) Advisory Board provides advice on the desirability of changes to scheme design and the implication of other policy issues.

Page last updated: 28/06/2023
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