The pension increase for 2018 will be 3.0%.

The pension increase for 2017 was 1%.

There was no increase to pensions in April 2016, as the Consumer Prices Index for the 12 months to September 2015 fell by 0.1%. LGPS pensions did not go down from April 2016 despite the UK being in deflation.

The previous few years' increases were:

Apr-15      1.2%

Apr-14      2.7%

Apr-13      2.2%

Apr-12      5.2%

Apr-11      3.1%