Committee details

Pension Board


Purpose of committee

The role of the Pension Board is to assist the Council (as the administering authority of the Avon Pension Fund), to secure compliance with:


·  the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) regulations

·  any other legislation relating to the governance and administration of the scheme

·  requirements imposed by the Pensions Regulator in relation to the scheme


Its role is also to ensure the effective and efficient governance and administration of the scheme.


The Board has an advisory role in assisting the Avon Pension Fund by making recommendations about compliance, process and governance. The Board does not have a decision making role with regard to strategy or policy nor will it ratify or challenge decisions made by the Avon Pension Fund. Its role is to have oversight of the governance process for making decisions and agreeing policy.


There will be seven Board members comprising three member representatives, three employer representatives and an Independent Chairperson.



The Board will publish an annual report to Council containing any recommendations on process or governance.





Avon Pension Fund Pension Board Annual Report 2020/21


Terms of Reference for the Pension Board for Avon Pension Fund


About the Avon Pension Fund Board


Role & person specification for Independent Chair


Role & person specification for employer and member representatives


Contact information

Support officer: Mark Durnford. 01225 394458

Postal address:
Democratic Services
Lewis House
Manvers Street

Phone: 01225 394458