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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

Scottish Parliamentary Pension Scheme

The Scottish Parliamentary Pension Scheme provides benefits for Members of the Scottish Parliament and officeholders (including the Lord Advocate and the Solicitor General for Scotland).  It also provides benefits for surviving partners and children.

Contributions are paid into the Scottish Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund, which was established under the scheme.  Investment is managed by an external fund manager, Baillie Gifford.

The scheme rules are listed in the Scottish Parliamentary Pensions Act 2009 (opens in new window).

Board of trustees

A board of trustees is responsible for managing and administering the fund in accordance with the scheme rules. The current board of trustees is:

Minutes of trustee meetings

Minutes of previous meetings on our old website 


The Scottish Parliament's Pay and Pensions Office provides secretariat support to the fund trustees.

Any enquiries for the trustees should be emailed to [email protected], or by writing to:

The Scottish Parliament
Pay and Pensions Office Office
EH99 1SP

Scottish Public Pensions Agency

The Scottish Public Pensions Agency (SPPA) provides a pension administration service on behalf of the fund trustees.  Information about pension entitlement and the pension scheme rules in general can be found on the SPPA website (opens in new window).

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