Member contribution pay bands and contribution rates won't be altered in April 2016

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The government has confirmed that the employee contribution banding table for the 2016/2017 won't alter from that in operation in 2015/2016.

Consequently, the pay bands for each of the nine contribution rates which applied in the main and 50/50 sections of the LGPS between 1 April 2015 and 31 March 2016, will continue to operate between 1 April 2016 and 31 March 2017.

The following pay bands and contribution rates will apply from 1 April 2016:
 
 
Pensionable Pay for an Employment
Main Section
Gross Contribution
50/50
Gross Contribution
       
1
£0 - £13,600
5.5% 2.75%
     
2
£13,601 - £21,200
5.8% 2.90%
     
3
£21,201 - £34,400
6.5% 3.25%
       
4
£34,401 - £43,500
6.8% 3.40%
     
5
£43,501 - £60,700
8.5% 4.25%
     
6
£60,701 - £86,000
9.9% 4.95%
     
7
£86,001 - £101,200
10.5% 5.25%
     
8
£101,201 - £151,800
11.4% 5.70%
     
9
Over £151,800
12.5% 6.25%