Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council

Governance and Investment

Governance

The RCT Pension Fund must make sure that solid governance arrangements are in place to ensure the smooth running of the Fund.

View our policy documents.

The funds Governance structure can be viewed in our Pension Fund Governance Policy document.

Local Pension Board

In accordance with the Public Services Pensions Act 2013 the Pension Fund was required to appoint, by 1st April 2015, a  Local Pension Board to assist Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council Administering Authority as 'Scheme Manger' in -

  • Securing compliance with the Principal Regulations and any other legislation relating to the governance and administration of the LGPS;
  • Securing compliance with the requirements imposed in relation to the LGPS by the Pensions Regulator; and
  • Ensuring the effective and efficient governance and administration of the LGPS by the Scheme Manager

The Pension Board has now been appointed and is made up of two employer representatives and two member representatives.  View the minutes of the RCT council 'Appointing the board' meeting. View the Terms of Reference, and access a copy of the Pension Board Application Form which can be used to recruit the board members.

Employer Representatives: Responsible for representing all the Fund Employers (Scheduled, Designated, and Admitted Bodies)

  • Professor Hugh Coombs (Chair), University of South Wales
  • Mr David Francis (Director of Finance), Coleg Y Cymoedd

Member Representatives: Responsible for representing all Scheme Members (Active, Deferred, and Pensioner Members)

  • Mr Rob Whiles, Pensioner
  • Mrs Cindy Absalom - Member Representative

The first meeting of the Local Pension Board was held on 15th July 2015

RCT Pension Board Minutes

Minutes of the Pension Board Meetings 15 11 2021

Minutes of the Pension Board Meetings 09 08 2021

Minutes of the Pension Board Meetings 26 04 2021

Minutes of the Pension Board Meetings 20 01 2021

Minutes of the Pension Board Meetings 03 11 2020

Minutes of the Pension Board Meetings 05 08 2020

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 31 01 2020

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 29 11 2019

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 16 08 2019

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 11 01 2019

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 05 11 2018

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 20 08 2018

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 27 04 2018

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 12 December 2017

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 12 September 2017

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 16 June 2017 (BI-LINGUAL)

Pension Board Agenda 16 June 2017 (BI-LINGUAL)

Minutes of the Pension Board Minutes 9 February 2017 (BI-LINGUAL)

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 20th October 2016

Pension Board Meeting Agenda 20th October 2016

Minutes of the Pension Board Meeting 22nd April 2016

Fund Strategy - Pension Fund Committee

Fund strategic decisions are considered and agreed by the Pension Fund Committee. View the Agenda's and Minutes of Meetings.