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NHS pension schemes - members who has given notice to withdraw: FOI release

Published: 13 Aug 2021

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
13 Aug 2021
NHS pension schemes - members who has given notice to withdraw: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100224150
Date received: 17 Jul 2021
Date responded: 11 Aug 2021
Information requested

1. In the past 12 months, the number of members of the NHS pensions schemes who have given notice of their intention to draw their pension within the next six months, broken down by how many are aged a) under 55, b) 55-59 c) 60-64 and d) 65 and over.

2. In the past 12 months, the number of medical practitioner members of the NHS pensions schemes who have given notice of their intention to draw their pension within the next six months, broken down by how many are aged a) under 55, b) 55-59 c) 60-64 and d) 65 and over.

In further correspondence, you clarified that you were ‘looking for the number of applications received from 14 July 2020 – 13 July 2021 informing SPPA that they intend to start drawing their pension within six months of their application date. However, if that is not possible then the number who have given notice of their intention to start drawing their pension before the end (31st) of January would be fine.’

Response

The table below shows NHS members and medical practitioner members who gave notice of their intention to draw their pension within six months of the date of application, for dates between 14 July 2020 and 13 July 2021.

 

NHS – Medical Practitioner

NHS members total

a) Under 55

208

428

b) 55-59

138

1854

c) 60-54

106

2791

d) 65 and over

18

1285

Total

470

6358


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