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MCCLOUD JUDGEMENT

With millions affected, public sector workers are clamouring to understand what the McCloud judgement means to them personally.

Here will find useful information, tips and links that will help you understand the background to the McCloud judgement, how the government intends to remedy unlawful age discrimination, and what this could mean for you and your NHS Pension.

 

What is the McCloud Judgement?

What is the McCloud Judgement?

The McCloud judgement refers to a ruling made by the Court of Appeal on 20 December 2018 which found that when public service pension schemes changed in 2014 and 2015 they had unlawfully discriminated on the grounds of age, by only providing transitional protection for older members.

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How we got here, the McCloud timeline

How we got here, the McCloud timeline

The McCloud judgement followed a series of events stemming back over a decade to June 2010 when the coalition government established an Independent Public Service Pensions Commission to look at the long-term affordability of public sector pensions. Read more

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Where things stand now

Where things stand now

On 4 February the government published a response to its July 2020
consultation on proposed changes to public service pension schemes
to remedy the unlawful age discrimination identified by the Court of Appeal in McCloud. Read more

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