The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a qualifying pension scheme under the automatic enrolment provisions of the Pensions Act 2008.
The LGPS is a tax approved, defined benefit, occupational pension scheme set up under the Superannuation Act 1972 and is contracted out of the State Second Pension scheme (S2P).
The Scheme’s contracted-out reference is: S2700167A
Peninsula Pensions administers the LGPS for Somerset Council and the five local district councils within Somerset as well as over 100 other public sector employers.
The Fund’s contracted-out reference is: E3900002R
Somerset Pension Fund’s Pension Scheme Registration number is: 10079159
Somerset Pension Fund’s Pension Scheme Tax Reference number is: PSTR00330394RW
Somerset Pension Fund
Great Moor House
Sowton Industrial Estate
Exeter, EX2 7NL
Telephone: 01392 383000 (ask for Pensions) between 12.00 pm – 5.00 pm Monday to Thursday and 12.00 pm – 4.30pm on Fridays.