Pension Fund Committee - Friday, 1st December, 2023 10.30 am

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Venue: Committee Room 'A' - The Tudor Room, County Hall, Preston. View directions

Contact: Mike Neville 


No. Item

Pre meeting briefing for Committee members – please note that the meeting will be preceded by a briefing on IAS19 liabilities starting at 10.00am in Committee Room 'A'



Welcome and Apologies


Disclosure of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests



Members are asked to consider whether they need to disclose any pecuniary and non-pecuniary interest in matters appearing on the agenda. If a member requires advice on declarations of interest he/she is advised to contact Josh Mynott, Democratic Services (telephone 01772 534580) in advance of the meeting.



Minutes of the meeting held on 15th September 2023. pdf icon PDF 198 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm the attached copy of the Minutes from the meeting held on 15th September 2023 an accurate record and for the Chair to sign them.


Note – the meeting on the 16th November 2023 was subsequently cancelled and the date/time used for a briefing for members of the Committee on the Local Pensions Partnership Governance review.


Budget Monitoring 2023/24 – Q2 pdf icon PDF 130 KB

Additional documents:


Local Pensions Partnership Annual Report and Accounts pdf icon PDF 136 KB

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Lancashire County Pension Fund Strategic Plan 2023/24 - Progress Update pdf icon PDF 127 KB

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Pension related training for members of the Committee. pdf icon PDF 122 KB


Responsible Investment Report pdf icon PDF 137 KB

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Urgent Business

An item of urgent business may only be considered under this heading where, by reason of special circumstances to be recorded in the Minutes, the Chair of the meeting is of the opinion that the item should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency.  Wherever possible, the Chief Executive should be given advance warning of any Member’s intention to raise a matter under this heading.


Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting will be held on 8th March 2024 in Committee Room 'A' – The Tudor Room at County Hall, Preston, starting at 10.30am and will be preceded by a briefing for Committee members starting at 10.00am (topic to be confirmed).


2024/25 programme of meetings and additional meeting. pdf icon PDF 116 KB


Exclusion of Press and Public

The Committee is asked to consider whether, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, it considers that the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business on the grounds that there would be a likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the appropriate paragraph of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act, 1972, as indicated against the heading to the item.

Part II (Not open to Press and Public)


Local Pensions Partnership Administration Update


Lancashire County Pension Fund - Risk Register


Local Pensions Partnership - Shareholder Update


Investment Context Report


Investment Performance Report

Local Pension Partnership representatives to leave the meeting at this point.



Investment Panel Report


Local Pensions Partnership Investments Ltd - Defined Benefit Liabilities


Independent Investment Advisers - strategic objectives


Independent Investment Adviser to the Pension Fund- contract extension


Lancashire County Pension Fund Procurement Update - Contracts