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Governance and Investment

Governance

The RCT Pension Fund must make sure that solid governance arrangements are in place to ensure the smooth running of the Fund.

Our policy documents can be viewed here.

The funds Governance structure can be viewed in our Pension Fund Governance Policy document, available  here.

 Local Pension Board

In accordance with the Public Services Pensions Act 2013 the Pension Fund was required to appoint, by 1st April 2015, a  Local Pension Board to assist Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council Administering Authority as 'Scheme Manger' in -

  • Securing compliance with the Principal Regulations and any other legislation relating to the governance and administration of the LGPS;
  • Securing compliance with the requirements imposed in relation to the LGPS by the Pensions Regulator; and
  • Ensuring the effective and efficient governance and administration of the LGPS by the Scheme Manager

The Pension Board has now been appointed and is made up of two employer representatives and two member representatives.  The minutes of the RCT council meeting appointing the board can be found here. The Terms of Reference can be accessed here, and a copy of the Pension Board Application Form used to recruit the board members can be accessed here.

Employer Representatives: Responsible for representing all the Fund Employers (Scheduled, Designated, and Admitted Bodies)

  • Professor Hugh Coombs (Chair), University of South Wales
  • Mr David Francis (Director of Finance), Coleg Y Cymoedd

Member Representatives: Responsible for representing all Scheme Members (Active, Deferred, and Pensioner Members)

  • Mr Rob Whiles, Pensioner
  • Mrs Angela Pring (Accountant - Education & Finance), Active Member and Union Steward

The first meeting of the Local Pension Board was held on 15th July 2015

RCT Pension Board Minutes

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 16 08 2019

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 11 01 2019

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 05 11 2018

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 20 08 2018

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 27 04 2018

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 12 December 2017

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 12 Setember 2017

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 16 June 2017 (BI-LINGUAL)

Pension Board Agenda 16 June 2017 (BI-LINGUAL)

Minutes of the Pension Board Minutes 9 February 2017 (BI-LINGUAL)

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 20th October 2016

Pension Board Meeting Agenda 20th October 2016

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 22nd April 2016

Pension Board Meeting Agenda 22nd April 2016

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 27th.January 2016

Pension Board Meeting Agenda 27th January 2016

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 5th November 2015

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 15th July 2015

Fund Strategy - Pension Fund Committee

Fund strategic decisions are considered and agreed by the Pension Fund Committee. Agenda's and Minutes of Meetings can be found here.