NHS Pension Scheme Transfers: FOI release

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

Information requested

How many members of the NHS pension scheme (1995) transferred to the 2008 scheme at the point of the first choice exercise and how many transferred from 1995 to 2008 scheme at the point of Choice 2?


There are in total 4930 members who chose to transfer from the 1995 section of the NHS scheme to the 2008 section.

During the Choice 1 exercise in 2009/10, 2262 members chose to transfer and during the Choice 2 exercise in 2015/16, 2668 members chose to transfer.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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