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Local Government Pension Scheme (PO-21354)

Complainant: Mrs T
Topic: Ill Health
Ref: PO-21354
Outcome: Upheld
Respondent: The Spring Partnership Trust on behalf of Leesons Primary School
Type: Pension complaint or dispute
Date:

Ombudsman’s Determination

Outcome

Mrs T’s complaint is upheld and to put matters right the Trust shall reconsider Mrs T’s application for an ill health retirement pension (IHRP). The Trust shall also pay Mrs T £1000 for the serious distress and inconvenience caused.

My reasons for reaching this decision are explained in more detail below.

Complaint summary

Mrs T’s complaint against the Trust is that she believes she should have been awarded Tier 1 and not Tier 2 benefits.

 

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