Fund Governance

Overall responsibility for managing the Fund lies with the full Council of Cheshire West and Chester Council who have delegated the management and administration of the Fund to the Section 151 Officer.

The Full Council reviews the discharge of its responsibilities through the Council’s Audit and Governance Committee.

The Local Pension Board assists the Council deliver efficient governance and administration of the Pension Fund responsibilities through the Council’s Audit and Governance Committee.

The section 151 Officer is advised by the Pension Fund Committee and also takes appropriate advice from the Councils Head of governance, the Fund actuary and from the strategic Investment Advisor.

The Pension Fund Committee receives recommendations from the Investment Sub Committee and the Pensions Consultative Forum (PCF) to enable it to discharge its responsibilities effectively.

Links to the Pension Fund Committee and the Pension Board can be found here:

Pension Board

Pension Fund Committee (PFC) Password Protected Section

Pension Consultative Forum Password Protected Section

Investment Sub Committee Password Protected Section

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