Ombudsman accepts LGPS member's complaint over early access to benefits

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The Pensions Ombudsman (PO) has ruled in favour of a deferred member of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) who sought early access to her pension.

Anthony Arter ordered the Department of Health to reassess whether or not Jacqueline Elliott was eligible to take an early unreduced pension under the rule of 85, which was laid out in the LGPS Reg...

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