Landmark LGPS case raises questions over central government powers

Stephanie Baxter
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Landmark LGPS case raises questions over central government powers

The government suffered a major High Court defeat after guidance forcing the LGPS to invest in line with UK foreign policy was deemed unlawful. Stephanie Baxter finds it could have far-reaching consequences.

Ever since the government overhauled the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) investment regulations in 2015, there have been concerns it is overstepping its powers. One area of contention is statutory...

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