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Thousands of civil service pensioners face uncertainty about their pension income because of calculation errors made by the civil service pension scheme.

Scottish Parliament building in the snow
Prospect national secretary for Scotland Richard Hardy raised the concerns of members around public sector pay and the future of shipbuilding at a meeting between the general council of the Scottish Trades Union Congress and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon yesterday (5 March).

A range of Guernsey civil servants have voted in favour of a pay offer secured by Prospect following protracted negotiations and conciliation talks

In recent weeks senior government ministers and a number of other MPs have called into question the impartiality of the civil service, even going as far to suggest civil servants are engaged in a deliberate campaign to undermine the government on Brexit.

Stack of pension coins declining in size
From 1 April 2018 all active members of Civil Service Pensions will be eligible to join the Partnership Pension Scheme.