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Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme (CAS-43767-M3K0)

Complainant: Mr Y
Complaint Topic: Interpretation of scheme rules/policy terms
Ref: CAS-43767-M3K0
Outcome: Not upheld
Appeal outcome: None
Respondent: Scottish Prison Service
The Cabinet Office
Type: Pension complaint or dispute
Date:
Appeal: No

Ombudsman’s Determination

Outcome

I do not uphold Mr Y’s complaint and no further action is required by the SPS or the Cabinet Office. 

Complaint summary

Mr Y’s complaint concerns his reserved rights (RR) status in the Scheme. He says that the SPS did not make him aware that, should he move to a role not eligible for RR, he could regain his RR status by moving to a RR eligible role at a later date. 

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