20 April 2022
Federation members who are caught in the pensions trap are being urged to contact Derbyshire Police Federation explaining how the pension changes will impact them.
If your answer to all three questions below is “yes” then you fall into the pensions trap.
If your answer to any of these questions is “no” you can find out more here.
But if you have answered “yes”, the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) wants to know:
Alex Duncan, national Federation secretary, explains: “This pensions trap issue is one of which the Police Federation of England and Wales is acutely aware and has raised with the Home Office, along with a suggested way of alleviating the problem.
“PFEW, along with the other staff associations, is continuing to lobby the Government on this matter. The Government has advised us that it is considering the position but has asked us to provide evidence to back up our claims that the ‘pensions trap’ is causing problems for members and adversely affecting morale.”
If you are in the pensions trap, please can you provide Derbyshire Police Federation with details of how you have been impacted by 27 April. The branch will then collate the information and pass on to PFEW to help with its submission to the Government.