WYPF policy statements

Local authority pension funds have a statutory responsibility under the regulations governing the scheme to prepare and publish a number of policy statements including a Pensions Administration Strategy, Funding Strategy Statement and a Governance Compliance Statement. You’ll find these on this page along with our other main policy statements.

Employer Contribution Payment Deferral Policy 

Our approach to employer contributions during the coronavirus emergency, including requests for deferral of payments.

Investment Strategy Statement

The Investment Strategy Statement has been prepared in accordance with the Local Government Pension Scheme (Management and Investment of Funds) Regulations 2016.

Statement of Compliance with the UK Stewardship Code for Institutional Investors

Institutional investors should publicly disclose their policy on how they will discharge their stewardship responsibilities.

Funding strategy statement

The Local Government Pension Scheme (Administration) Regulations 2013 provide the statutory framework under which the Administering Authority is required to prepare a FSS.

Pension administration strategy

The Pension Administration Strategy is concerned with ensuring that WYPF runs smoothly for its members employer organisations and WYPF.

Communications policy

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council (the Administering Authority) has prepared this Communication Policy Statement (CPS) to set out the communications policy for the West Yorkshire Pension Fund, in accordance with Regulation 106B of the Local Government Pension Scheme

Governance compliance statement

The Governance Compliance Statement has been prepared in accordance with the requirements of the provisions of the Local Government Pension Scheme (Amendment)(No.3) Regulations 2007.

WYPF Business Plan 2022 - 2027

This document sets out the business plan for West Yorkshire Pension Fund for the period 2022-2027 and outlines the Fund’s goals and objectives over the medium term.

Social Media Policy

Our Social Media Policy

Data Retention Policy

Information about WYPF’s data retention policy.

Data Retention (employer expectation)

Find out more about the data retention expectations WYPF has of participating employers.