Pensions Committee

Information about the role of the committee, which councillors are on the committee, who chairs it, when are the meetings, is it open to the public, can members of public speak at the committee and how and when to view the agenda and minutes.  

What is the role of the Pensions Committee?

The role of the Pensions Committee is to advise the council on arrangements for dealing with the Pension Fund in conjunction with other bodies who contribute to the Fund in accordance with the Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations 1997 and associated legislation.

The Pensions Committee also has delegated functions to make arrangements for the investment and management of the Pension Fund arrange for the appointment of investment managers and advisors.

The committee's full terms of reference and delegated functions can be viewed in the council's constitution.

Which councillors sit on the committee?


Councillor Rudd (Chair)
Councillor Lee (Vice-Chair)
Councillor Beaumont
Councillor Greenwood
Councillor Horton     
Councillor Wilkinson
Councillor Winter


Councillor Whittle
Councillor D Jeffreys

Liberal Democrat

Councillor Healy

Who chairs meetings?

Councillor Rudd chairs meetings of the committee.   

When are meetings?

Pensions Committee Meetings

 Date  Time  Venue
Friday, 23 July 2021
10.30 am
County Hall, Beverley* 
Friday 10 September 2021 (Local Pension Board) 10.30 am  County Hall, Beverley 
Friday, 24 September 2021
11.00 am County Hall, Beverley 
Friday, 5 November 2021 (including AGM) 10.30 am County Hall, Beverley 
Friday, 5 November 2021 (Local Pension Board) 2.00 pm  County Hall, Beverley 
Friday, 4 February 2022 10.30 am
County Hall, Beverley 
Friday, 11 March 2022 10.30 am
County Hall, Beverley 
Friday, 29 April 2022  10.30 am
County Hall, Beverley 

* How can I access remote meetings? 

In order to prevent the spread of Covid-19, a maximum of only 4 people will be permitted entry to the public gallery - places must be booked in advance by contacting the Committee Manager on the contact details below. Members of the public and press are encouraged to view proceedings on the Council's committee YouTube channel where the meeting can be viewed live or at a later date.

Visit the remote access to meetings page for details on how to remotely view public committee meetings.

Are meetings open to the public?

Yes. Meetings are open to the public but there may be some matters which will be considered in private. During such situations, members of the public will be asked to leave the meeting at this point. The circumstances under which we can consider matters in private are tightly controlled by law.


Please note: refreshments are not normally available for members of the public to access at meetings.

Can I record, film, take photographs or use social media during meetings?

Yes, new legislation means that you can film, record, take photos and use social media during open meetings. For more information please visit the photography, filming and social media use page.

Can members of the public speak at meetings?

No. Members of the public are not permitted to ask questions at Pensions Committee meetings. 

How and when can I view agenda and minutes?


Agendas and reports are placed on public deposit five clear working days before each meeting and can be viewed by selecting the relevant agenda below.

Reports containing exempt or confidential matters will not, however, be available.


Minutes are placed on public deposit no later than five clear working days after each meeting and can be viewed by selecting the minute below.

Please note: agendas and minutes of meetings prior to those available online may be obtained by contacting the committee manager, Liz Russell:

Email: liz.russell@eastriding.gov.uk

Tel: (01482) 393330

East Riding of Yorkshire Council
Democratic Services
County Hall
Cross Street
HU17 9BA.

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