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Scheme Administration - Membership

Employing authorities

At 31 March 2017, there were 176 employing authorities contributing to the Scheme.  These employing authorities were composed of 11 councils, 1 Education Authority, 1 library authority, 52 associated bodies, 88 schools, 9 further and higher education colleges and universities and 14 employers with restricted membership (closed to new members).  A full list of these organisations can be found on our contributing employers section.


Membership of the Scheme increased during the year to 118,794 members.  At 31 March 2017, the Scheme consisted of 54,546 contributing members, 33,395 pensioners and 30,853 deferred members.