NARPO – The voice of retired police officers
NARPO – The voice of retired police officers

McCloud and Sargeant -pre-2015 public service pension schemes

Following the Supreme Court’s refusal of the government’s application for permission to appeal the Court of Appeal’s judgment in Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice v McCloud and Secretary of State for the Home Department v Sargeant [2018] EWCA Civ 2844, a provisional hearing was listed at the Employment Tribunal for 18 December 2019 […]

CPI increase and Police Pensions

  September 2023 The ONS published the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for September 2023 and this stands at 6.7%. Full details can be found on the ONS website Public service pensions in payment are increased each April in line with prices, measured according to the annual increase in the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) to September of […]

Police Pension and index linking

Police Pensions are currently index linked from age 55yrs and are increased in line with the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Pensions are uprated each April and the level of increase is determined by CPI in September of the preceding year. Use the links for details of the applicable increases: How index linking works Inflation and price […]

September CPI Published

The ONS have now published the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for September 2021 and this stands at 3.1 %. As a result, Police Pensions will increase by 3.1% as of April 2022. Full details can be found on the ONS website

Pensions and divorce

Pensions and divorce is a complex area and it is advisable to seek expert legal advice. Please use the links for useful documents on this subject: Police Pensions on divorce Pension Sharing Transfer Values A Guide to the Treatment of Pensions on Divorce  The PAG Report and Treatment of Police Pensions upon Divorce Home Office […]

Wellbeing and support when someone dies

The following information and online support resources have been collated into one place to assist Local Branches, Welfare Contacts and Members with wellbeing and support when someone dies. England – What to do when someone dies: step by step Wales – What to do when someone dies: step by step    Coronavirus In the current […]

Guide to the law on police pensions- Landmark Chambers

Landmark Chambers is a leading set of barristers chambers who often advise on a range of statutory schemes including pensions. This resource provides information on the law relating to police pensions and will explain the essentials of the complex legal scheme. The website is designed to assist: Serving and retired police officers who want to know […]

Report on proposed amendment to the Police Pensions Regulations 2015

On 12 February 2019, the SAB Chair wrote to the Home Office, confirming a unified agreement from the board that a one year extension of the employee contribution rate should be made. The Home Office confirmed that under this interim proposal the cost of accruing pension scheme benefits will remain the same for members of […]