Pensions Committee and Board

Tasks and responsibilities

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The remit of the Pensions Committee (PC) is to exercise on behalf of the Council all the powers and duties of the Council in relation to its functions as Administering Authority of The Highland Council Pension Fund except where they have been specifically delegated by the Council to another Committee or to an officer(s). 

Further details of the terms of reference and the powers and duties delegated to the Committee are set out in the Council's Scheme of Delegation.

The remit of the Pensions Board (PB) is to consider any matters concerning pensions it deems relevant to the activities of the Pensions Committee including any report produced for the committee, the fund's annual report, external engagement provisions, the fund's performance and administration, actuarial reports and valuation and the funding strategy.

At the meeting of the Pensions Board on 24 September 2015 the Board agreed to adopt the terms of the constitution.