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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4585
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 2002-2010
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.15 linear metres and 2 CDs.
Name of creator(s): Pensions Policy Institute


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Pensions Policy Institute is an educational charity set up in 1997 to carry out expert independent research and analysis on UK pension policy. It is non-political, and provides high quality, independent information and analysis to inform government decision makers and advisors, pension providers, employers, unions and the wider public. Its aim is to be an authoritative voice on pensions policy and retirement income provision in the UK. It produces a series of briefing notes and reports, and also produces responses and submissions to Government enquiries and consultations.

The organisation is a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity, which is based at King's College, Drury Lane, London.

Source of information: [accessed 6 Jun 2011].


Scope and content/abstract:

The collection consists of reports (discussion papers, research papers, technical papers, working papers, briefing papers and reference manuals) produced by the Pensions Policy Institute between Sept 2002 and Mar 2010. Some reports are only available in an electronic format as PDFs (currently held on two CDs).

The series of reports have been arranged and numbered in the order they were published: if the reports had more than one part they listed under the same number and distinguished by a letter A or B. This numbering system has been used consistently across both formats.

The series does not include the Pensions Policy Institute's first report Retire at 72 (Feb 2002), the mid-project review of Shaping a stable pensions solution (Oct 2005) (paper 22) or the participant paper outlining case studies for the TUC's Pensions Champion training programme (Jul 2009) (paper 47).

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

LMA/4585/01: Research Reports.

Conditions governing access:

These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information are subject to access restrictions under the UK Data Protection Act, 1998.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records deposited in 2009 and 2010.

Allied Materials

Related material:

This collection forms part of the Pensions Archive.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Records prepared May to September 2011.

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