Scheme:
Police Pension Scheme
Complainant:
Mrs N
Respondent:
Gwent Police
Topic:
Benefits: incorrect calculation
Ref:
PO-8229
Date:
Wed 3 Aug 2016
Outcome:
Upheld

Ombudsman’s Determination

Outcome

Mrs N’s complaint is upheld and to put matters right Gwent Police Pensions should cease the deduction of Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) from Mrs N’s Injury Pension and refund to Mrs N all ESA deductions that have been made to date with interest.

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

Complaint summary

Mrs N’s complaint is that Gwent Police have deducted ESA from her Injury Pension since February 2013.

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