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09/05/2018 - The current data protection law is being replaced by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May 2018. All members will receive a letter and a GDPR Privacy Notice about this.

20/03/2018 - PENSION INCREASES 2018 - The increase to pensions in payment from April 2018, in line with the Rules of the Scheme is 3.6%. The statutory increase to the Post 88 GMP this year will be 3.0%. The increase confirmation letters will be posted from 6th April. If you have any queries on pension increases there is a Questions and Answers document available on the website here.

12/03/2018 - Each year the Trustees of the Scheme produce a short report that contains a summary of the Annual Report & Accounts for the Scheme and details of any current Scheme issues. A copy of the latest Short Report recently issued to members can be found here.


Under the Data Protection Act 1998, we are required to protect any information or data you provide to us.

Some personal data (such as date of birth and salary) is required for the running of the Scheme, including paying out the right benefits. The use of this data is regulated under the Data Protection Act, which places certain responsibilities on those who exercise control over the data (known as “data controllers” under the Data Protection Act).

Data controllers would include the trustees of the Scheme and in certain circumstances, professional advisers to the Scheme.

These may include the Scheme Actuary and Towers Watson, who have provided further details here.

By using and/or submitting information via this website and by continuing to be a member of the Scheme, you consent to us processing your personal information, including sensitive personal information, as set out in this notice.

We process personal information, including sensitive personal information, to enable us to administer the Scheme. Where necessary or required we may share information with the following:

  • Claimants, beneficiaries, assignees and payees
  • Pension schemes with which the person whose personal information we are processing has an association
  • Trade and business associates and professional advisers
  • Healthcare, social and welfare organisations
  • Financial organisations and advisers
  • Central and local government
  • Service providers
  • Ombudsmen and regulatory authorities
  • Suppliers
  • Family, associates or representatives of the person whose personal data we are processing
  • Current, past or prospective employers

Where we use other organisations in the course of administering the Scheme, they are contractually obliged to treat any information or data passed to them as confidential.

In certain limited circumstances, we may share your personal information with the sponsoring employers of the Scheme. Where necessary, we may also provide personal information to law enforcement authorities as part of a criminal investigation.

If you require any further information on this notice, please contact P.A.T. (Pensions) Limited at First House, Minerva Business Park, Lynch Wood, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 6FT