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This section is for current members who are working and paying pension contributions to the Local Government Pension Scheme. 

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Pension Freedom - Government changes to accessing pension as cash 

The UK Government changes that came into effect on 6 April 2015 apply only to pension schemes where a member has to buy a pension at retirement.  These are called Defined Contribution schemes (DC)  The Local Government Pension Scheme is a Defined Benefit scheme (DB) and therefore the changes announced do not apply. You can find out about the Government's changes here

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