Information on this site
This site aims to give you an overview of the Mineworkers’ Pension Scheme (MPS), and we hope you will find it a useful source of information. Please remember that the Rules of the Scheme set out your entitlement to benefits and in the event of a discrepancy, the Rules will overrule the information provided on this website.
We have recently produced a more detailed description of the way MPS and Trustees of the Mineworkers’ Pension Scheme Limited (TMPSL) look after your data, in the form of a “Privacy Statement”; this detailed statement can be found by clicking on the link. The “keeping your details up to date” section of the website includes forms and details of ‘on-line’ member access, which can enable you to help us to keep your information up to date and accurate.
The copyright in these pages belongs to TMPSL and all rights are reserved. Permission is given for the downloading and temporary storage of one or more of these pages for the sole purpose of viewing them on a stand-alone personal computer or monitor. Permanent copying or storage of any of these pages (or any part thereof) or the re-distribution thereof by any means is not permitted unless for the express purpose of conducting business with TMPSL or for personal use by Members of the Scheme.
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