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BMA in daily talks over 'extremely damaging' Scottish pensions costs hikes


Another outrageous money grab by the UK government. "We are giving the NHS more money" - but taking it back from the employers (Trusts and GPs) by hiking Employers superann. The Scape rate increase that this methodology is based is a fiddle. If DOH were genuinely concerned about the NHS scheme not having a fund -they would be investing the additional money in such a fund. The scheme is in surplus- no need for a hike. Taxing the scheme like this causes members to leave, and then the scheme implodes. We will deliver 2% pay award to GP (then have 6% back in superann). They really do want GP practices to fold. England may have negotiated this for one year, but negotiations need to get going fast on this one.

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17 Apr 2019

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