UCEA and UUK urge higher education minister to address TPS funding shortfall

Letter comes as higher education sector’s financial concerns intensify

Jonathan Stapleton
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Minister for skills, apprenticeships and higher education Robert Halfon Source: parliament.uk (CC BY 3.0)
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Minister for skills, apprenticeships and higher education Robert Halfon Source: parliament.uk (CC BY 3.0)

The Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA) and Universities UK (UUK) have written to higher education minister Robert Halfon to highlight concerns over increases in employer contributions to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS).

The employer groups said the TPS in England and Wales will see an increase in employer contributions from 23.68% to 28.68% from April 2024. The letter asks for the minister to support a review o...

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