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LGPS employer and employee contribution rates April 2020

Reduction in LGPS employer contribution rate – April 2020

Following the latest valuation, we have been advised that the employer contribution rate for the local government pension scheme (LGPS) will reduce from 26.1% to 22.5 % with effect from April 2020. This will apply to Ealing schools except academies who have their own individual rates set.

Changes to LGPS employee contribution tables

Please note the following changes effective from April 2020 applicable to support staff who are members of the LGPS.

Employee contribution tables for 2020/21

Band Range Contribution rate
Main section 50/50 section
1 Up to £14,600 5.50% 2.75%
2 £14,601 to £22,800 5.80% 2.90%
3 £22,801 to £37,100 6.50% 3.25%
4 £37,101 to £46,900 6.80% 3.40%
5 £46,901 to £65,600 8.50% 4.25%
6 £65,601 to £93,000 9.90% 4.95%
7 £93,001 to £109,500 10.50% 10.50%
8 £109,501 to £164,200 11.40%

5.70%

9 £164,201 or more 12.50% 6.25%

Contribution bandings 2019/20

Below are the pay bands and the rates that applied from April 2019.

Band

Range

Contribution bandings
Main scheme 50/50 section
1 Up to £14,400.00 5.50% 2.75%
2 £14,401.00 to £22,500.00 5.80% 2.90%
3 £22,501.00 to £36,500.00 6.50% 3.25%
4 £36,501.00 to £46,200.00 6.80% 3.40%
5 £46,201.00 to £64,600.00 8.50% 4.25%
6 £64,601.00 to £91,500.00 9.90% 4.95%
7 £91,501.00 to £107,700.00 10.50% 5.25%
8 £107,701.00 to £161,500.00 11.40% 5,70%
9 £161,501.00 to or more 12.50% 6.25%

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Last updated: 22 Apr 2020