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Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Virtual - Remote Meeting. View directions

Contact: Stephanie Dunsmuir, email  sdunsmuir@aberdeencity.gov.uk 

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The agenda and reports associated with this minute can be found here.

 

Please note that if any changes are made to this minute at the point of approval, these will be outlined in the subsequent minute and this document will not be retrospectively altered.

1.

Appointment of Chair and Vice Chair

In compliance with the Local Government Pensions Scheme (Scotland) Regulations, the Chair of the Pension Board is to be rotated each year between the Union representatives and the employer representatives.  As Councillor McKelvie was Chair for the 2020/21 period, a Member from the Union representatives will require to be nominated as Chair for 2021/22.

Minutes:

1.        (A)      Appointment of Chair

 

Ms Colliss advised that in compliance with the Local Government Pensions Scheme (Governance) (Scotland) Regulations 2018, the Chair of the Pension Board was rotated each year between the Union representatives and the employer representatives.  Councillor McKelvie had been appointed as Chair for 2020/21, and so a member from the Union representatives was required to be appointed as Chair for the 2021/22 period.

 

It was agreed unanimously that Mr Neil Stirling be appointed to the role of Chair.

 

The Board resolved:-

to appoint Mr Neil Stirling to the role of Chair to the Pension Board.

 

 

(B)      Appointment of Vice Chair

 

Ms Colliss advised members that the next task for the Board was to appoint a Vice Chair, this time from the employer representatives.  It was agreed unanimously that Councillor McKelvie be appointed as Vice Chair.

 

The Board resolved:-

to appoint Councillor McKelvie to the role of Vice Chair to the Pension Board.

2.

NESPF Pension Board Annual Report - 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021 pdf icon PDF 5 MB

Minutes:

The Pension Board had before it the annual report which set out a review of the Board activity for the year 2020/21. 

 

The report covered the membership of the Board for the year; meetings and attendance; meeting content; training and expenditure; and included the programme of work to be considered by the Board and the Pension Committee over the forthcoming year, namely:-

·       Training Plan

·       Risk Management & Risk Register

·       Pension Fund Annual Report

·       Annual review of scheme policy documents

·       Compliance Review

·       Internal/External Audit Plan and updates

·       Conflicts of Interest declarations

·       Breaches of Law

 

Appended to the report were the Board Terms of Reference and the training policy.

 

The Board resolved:-

to note and approve the content of the annual report.

-                 MR N STIRLING, Chair