Useful SYPA scheme information

What kind of scheme is the LGPS?

The LGPS is a tax approved, defined benefits (CARE with Final Salary legacy protections occupational pension scheme.

The LGPS was contracted out of the State Second Pension Scheme (S2P) until 5 April 2016; from 6 April 2016 the contracted out status ceased to exist for all pension schemes due to the introduction of the single State pension.  The LGPS meets the government standards under the automatic enrolment provisions of the Pension Act 2008.

Pension Scheme Tax Reference (PSTR)

This reference is allocated by the HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)

SYPA unique PSTR is 00329711RN

Pension Scheme Registry Number (PSRN)

The PSRN is allocated to the scheme by the Pension Regulator.

SYPA unique number is 10165252

Employers Contracting Out Number (ECON)

This number was only needed prior to April 2016 for contract our pension schemes

SYPA reference was E3900002R

Scheme Contracting out number (SCON)

This number was only needed prior to April 2016 for contract our pension schemes

SYPA reference was S2700176B