§ Lord Laird
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What progress has been made since 1 January 2004 in the provision of pensions for civil servants working in the area of Cross-Border Implementation Bodies. [HL1887]
§ Baroness Amos
The draft rules of the north/south pension scheme have been cleared with all key stakeholders. Work continues on the appointment of a scheme administrator and on the drafting of legislation on the jurisdiction of each pensions ombudsman, and on transferring out provisions.