Public Service Pension Reduction

The Public Service Pension Reduction (PSPR) is an income–graduated reduction applied to public service pensions in excess of specified thresholds. The PSPR came into effect on 1 January 2011 and has subsequently been amended on a number of occasions, most recently by the Public Service Pay and Pensions Act 2017.

An FAQ document relating to PSPR can be found here: 2019 PSPR FAQs.

Pension-Related Deduction

The Pension-Related Deduction (PRD) is a deduction from the remuneration (pay) of pensionable public servants.  It is provided for under the terms of the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act 2009, as amended. A FAQ document relating to PRD can be found here.