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Pensions in Scotland


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Welcome to the NASUWT's Pensions section of the website for Scotland.


You are automatically entered into the Scottish Teachers' Superannuation Scheme (new window) (STSS) if you are a teacher in eligible employment between the ages of 18 and 75. 

If you need general information about the Scottish Teachers' Superannuation Scheme (new window), there is a Members’ Guide (new window). The SPPA also produce a List of Contacts (new window), Guidance Notes for Winding Down (new window), a page on FAQs (new window) and forms and leaflets (new window).

Local Government Pension Scheme

If you are a member of the Local Government Pension Scheme (new window) (LGPS) in Scotland the LGPS provides details of the provisions and benefits (new window) available.

State Pension Benefits


If you need information about your State Pension Benefits, including an On-line Pensions Forecast (new window) of your State Pension, the most reliable source is the Pensions Service (new window) website.

There is a whole range of help and advice on state pensions and other state benefits available in the UK on the Department for Work and Pensions (new window) website.

Pension Consultation Responses


The NASUWT responds to Westminster and Scottish Government consultations on pensions. For further details, please see  Consultation Responses.

Members needing further information or assistance should contact the Scotland National Centre.