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Council and Democracy

Agenda

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Contact: Carolyn Eaton, Senior Democratic Services Officer  0161 342 3050 or Email: carolyn.eaton@tameside.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

GENERAL BUSINESS

1.

Chair's Opening Remarks

2.

Apologies for Absence

3.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest from Members of the Panel.

4.

Minutes

4a

Minutes of the Pension Fund Advisory Panel pdf icon PDF 284 KB

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Pension Fund Advisory Panel held on 19 October 2018.

4b

Minutes of the Pension Fund Management Panel pdf icon PDF 234 KB

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Pension Fund Management Panel held on 19 October 2018.

5.

Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985

5a

Urgent Items

To consider any items which the Chair is of the opinion shall be considered as a matter of urgency.

5b

Exempt Items

The Proper Officer is of the opinion that during the consideration of the items set out below, the meeting is not likely to be open to the press and public and therefore the reports are excluded in accordance with the provisions of the Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.

 

Items

Paragraphs

Justification

7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31

3&10, 3&10, 3&10, 3&10, 3&10, 3&10, 3&10, 3&10, 3&10, 3&10, 3&10, 3&10, 3&10, 3&10, 3&10, 3&10, 3&10, 3&10, 3&10, 3&10, 3&10, 3&10

Disclosure would, or would be likely to prejudice the commercial interests of the Fund and/or its agents which could in turn affect the interests of the beneficiaries and/or tax payers.

 

6.

Pension Fund Working Groups/Local Board Minutes

6a

Local Pensions Board pdf icon PDF 173 KB

To note the Minutes of the meeting held on 15 November 2018.

6b

Policy and Development Working Group pdf icon PDF 228 KB

To consider the Minutes of the meeting held on 20 December 2018.

6c

Investment Monitoring and ESG Working Group pdf icon PDF 208 KB

To consider the Minutes of the meeting held on 28 September 2018.

6d

Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group pdf icon PDF 226 KB

To consider the Minutes of the meeting held on 28 September 2018.

 

 

6e

Property Working Group pdf icon PDF 214 KB

To consider the Minutes of the meeting held on 27 September 2018.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION / DECISION

7.

Northern Pool Update

Report of the Assistant Director of Pensions, Funding and Business Development, attached.

8.

Update on Investment Management Cost Benchmarking

Report of the Assistant Director of Pensions, Investments, attached.

9.

Review of Investment Management Arrangements

Report of the Assistant Director of Pensions, Investments, attached.

 

10.

Implementation of Smart Beta Progress Report

Report of the Assistant Director of Pensions, Special Projects, attached.

11.

Manager Monitoring Regime Including Monitoring Escalation

Report of the Assistant Director of Pensions, Investments, attached.

12.

Performance Dashboard

Report of the Assistant Director of Pensions, Investments, attached.

13.

Medium Term Financial Strategy

Report of the Assistant Director of Pensions, Local Investments and Property, attached.

14.

Advisor Comments and Questions

ITEMS FOR INFORMATION

15.

LGPS Update

Report of the Assistant Director of Pensions, Funding and Business Development, attached.

16.

Pensions Administration Update pdf icon PDF 213 KB

Report of the Pensions Policy Manager attached.

17.

Future Training Dates

Trustee training opportunities are available as follows.  Further information/details can be obtained by contacting Loretta Stowers on 0161 301 7151.

 

Northern Pool Stewardship Conference  Aintree Racecourse, Ormskirk Road, Liverpool, L9 5AS

23 January 2019

CIPFA Local Board Spring Seminar

25 February 2019

PLSA Investment Conference

EICC Edinburgh

6 – 8 March 2019

PLSA Local Authority Conference, Gloucestershire

13-15 May 2019

PLSA Annual Conference

Manchester

16-18 October 2019

 

 

 

18.

Dates of Future Meetings

 

Management/Advisory Panel

12 April 2019

19 July 2019

18 October 2019 (AGM)

17 January 2020

17 April 2020

Local Pensions Board

14 February 2019

13 June 2019

 8 August 2019

11 October 2019

12 December 2019

26 March 2020

Policy and Development Working Group

8 March 2019

13 June 2019

19 September 2019

19 December 2019

 6 March 2020

Property Working Group

8 March 2019

13 June 2019

19 September 2019

19 December 2019

 6 March 2020

Investment Monitoring and ESG Working Group

22 March 2019

12 July 2019

27 September 2019

20 December 2019

20 March 2020

Administration and Employer Funding Viability Working Group

22 March 2019

12 July 2019

27 September 2019

20 December 2019

20 March 2020

 

WORKING PAPERS - APPENDICES

19.

ITEM 7 - NORTHERN POOL UPDATE - APPENDIX A

20.

ITEM 7 - NORTHERN POOL UPDATE - APPENDIX B

21.

ITEM 7 - NORTHERN POOL UPDATE - APPENDIX C

22.

ITEM 7 - NORTHERN POOL UPDATE - APPENDIX D

23.

ITEM 7 - NORTHERN POOL UPDATE - APPENDIX E

24.

ITEM 7 - NORTHERN POOL UPDATE - APPENDIX F

25.

ITEM 8 - UPDATE ON INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT COST BENCHMARKING - APPENDIX A

26.

ITEM 9 - REVIEW OF INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT ARRANGEMENTS - APPENDIX A

27.

ITEM 10 - IMPLEMENTATION OF SMART BETA PROGRESS REPORT - APPENDIX A

28.

ITEM 12 - PERFORMANCE DASHBOARD - APPENDIX A

29.

ITEM 13 - MEDIUM TERM FINANCIAL STRATEGY - APPENDIX A

30.

ITEM 13 - MEDIUM TERM FINANCIAL STRATEGY - APPENDIX B

31.

ITEM 15 - LGPS UPDATE - APPENDIX A