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Council Pension Fund


The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a statutory scheme for Local Authority employees, operated under regulations issued by the Central Government Department, Communities and Local Government.

The LGPS is administered on a local basis and Durham County Council is responsible for the Scheme within the geographical area of County Durham.

We hope that you find the information contained in these pages to be useful. If you have any ideas for other content, the staff in the Pensions Section will always be pleased to hear from you.

Whether you are taking the first steps in planning your retirement, you want to find out more about your existing pension or you are looking for ways to top up your pension, these pages will provide you with the information you require.