Date lodged: 6 March 2019
To ask the Scottish Government what information it has regarding the annual uptake of the phased retirement option of the Scottish Teachers' Superannuation Scheme, including the average number of years teaching staff work part-time while drawing part of their pension.
Answered by: Kate Forbes 18 March 2019
The following table sets out the number of phased retirements in the Scottish Teachers' Superannuation Scheme from 2015 - 2016. From the data available, the average time spent on phased retirement by members who are currently active is 1.89 years. The average time spent on phased retirement for those who have retired from the scheme is 1.76 years.
Number of phased retirements