The Publications section highlights all factsheets, guides and forms which have been generated to assist pensioners in understanding their benefits and their pension. A newsletter was issued in May 2012 outlining pension increase for 2012-13.


We have tried to make our publications and communications as simple as possible, but in certain areas it is difficult to avoid using technical terms. We have therefore provided a glossary with a list of the most commonly used technical terms.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some frequently asked questions  



A number of booklets are available in PDF format, if you require Acrobat Reader to view these files you can download it from the Adobe Site.

The Information for New Pensioners Guide - Is a guide to the payment of your benefits on leaving the Scheme.

Guaranteed Minimum Pension Guide - A guide to the effect of the State Pension on the Local Government Pension Scheme.


LPP produce a number of Fact Sheets which provide specific details about certain areas of the LGPS and explain some of your frequently asked questions which are relevant for Pensioners: