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State Pension And National Insurance Contribution Changes

By DPF Admin2nd February 2016March 4th, 2024Area Updates, Circulars, Latest News, Northern Updates, Southern Updates

DPF Circular 02/16 which was published on 7th January 2016 sought to bring to the attention of all members, that changes would be made to National Insurance Contributions paid by those in the main civil service pension schemes, following the introduction of the Single Tier State Pension system in April 2016.

Your attention is now drawn to a recently published Defence Instructions and Notices document: 2016DIN01-005.

This document can currently be found at the following locations:

(1)  MDP Announcements (MDP Net)

(2)  Latest News (Dii)

This document, along with the links contained within it, seek to highlight in more detail how the introduction of the Single Tier State Pension system along with changes to National Insurance contributions will affect members, including those who have service in the main public sector Defined Benefit (DB) pension schemes (Classic, Classic Plus, Premium, NUVOS and alpha).

Paul Hunter

DPF Pension Sub-committee Chair

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