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 Declarations

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

1. Attendance by Reserve Members

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

2. Declarations of Interest

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

4. Minutes

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

5. Public Questions. Petitions and Deputations

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

6. Petitions

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

7. Deputations

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

21. Any Other Urgent Business

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

3. Appointment of Vice-Chair

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

8. Information report - Local Government Pension Scheme Pooling Arrangements

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

9. Investment Strategy Review

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

10. Property Investment Strategy

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

11. Information Report - London Borough of Harrow Pension Fund: Draft Annual Report and Financial Statements for the Year Ended 31 March 2017

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

12. Actuarial and Benefits Services Consultancy Contract

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

14. Performance Measurement Services

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

15. Pension Fund Committee - Update on Regular Items

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

16. Role of Co-optee

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

17. Quarterly Trigger Monitoring Q1 2017

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

18. Local Pension Board Survey

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

19. Information Report - Pension Fund Risk Register

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

20. Information Report - Annual Review of Internal Controls at Longview Partners

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

23. Information Report - Investment Manager Monitoring

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

13. Information Report - Investment Consultancy Services Contracts

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

22. Exclusion of the Press Public

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

21. Ian Talbot, Treasury and Pension Fund Manager

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

2. Welcome

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 28 June 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

3. Howard Bluston

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a former non-voting co-optee on the Committee, who was invited by the Committee to participate in the meeting, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He also attended the PLSA annual workshop. At the time of the consideration of agenda item 14 – Performance Measurement Services – he declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Consultants Limited (PIRC). He would remain in the room whilst the items, except items 16 23, were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Monday 18 September 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

1. Attendance by Reserve Members

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.

Meeting:  Monday 18 September 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

2. Declarations of Interest

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.

Meeting:  Monday 18 September 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

3. Minutes

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.

Meeting:  Monday 18 September 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

4. Public Questions, Petitions and Deputations

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.

Meeting:  Monday 18 September 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

5. Petitions

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.

Meeting:  Monday 18 September 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

6. Deputations

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.

Meeting:  Monday 18 September 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

13. Urgent Business

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.

Meeting:  Monday 18 September 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

14. Exclusion of the Press and Public

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.

Meeting:  Monday 18 September 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

12. Pension Fund Committee - Update on Regular Items

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.

Meeting:  Monday 18 September 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

15. Investment Strategy Review

  • Councillor Bharat Thakker - - Councillor Bharat Thakker declared an interest due to the nature of personal investments made and stated that there was no conflict in relation to his participation in this item. He would remain in the room whilst the matter report was considered and voted upon.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.

Meeting:  Monday 18 September 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

9. Implementation of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II)

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.

Meeting:  Monday 18 September 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

10. Information Report - Quarterly Trigger Monitoring

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.

Meeting:  Monday 18 September 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

7. Performance Measurement Services

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.

Meeting:  Monday 18 September 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

18. Actuarial Contract Appointment

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.

Meeting:  Monday 18 September 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

8. Information Report - Local Government Pension Scheme Pooling Arrangements Update

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.

Meeting:  Monday 18 September 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

16. Information Report - Investment Manager Monitoring

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.

Meeting:  Monday 18 September 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

11. Information Report - Annual Review of Internal Controls at Insight Investments

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.

Meeting:  Monday 18 September 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

17. Information Report - Medium Term Cashflow

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.

Meeting:  Monday 18 September 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

18. Howard Bluston

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.

Meeting:  Tuesday 21 November 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

1. Attendance by Reserve Members

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a non-voting co-optee on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 21 November 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

2. Declarations of Interest

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a non-voting co-optee on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 21 November 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

4. Minutes

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a non-voting co-optee on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 21 November 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

5. Public Questions/Petitions/Deputations

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a non-voting co-optee on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 21 November 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

6. Petitions

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a non-voting co-optee on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 21 November 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

7. Deputations

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a non-voting co-optee on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 21 November 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

12. Any Other Urgent Business

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a non-voting co-optee on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 21 November 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

3. Change in Membership of the Pension Fund Committee

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a non-voting co-optee on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 21 November 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

8. Pension Fund Committee - Update on Regular Items

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a non-voting co-optee on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 21 November 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

10. Quarterly Trigger Monitoring Q3 2017

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a non-voting co-optee on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 21 November 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

9. Performance Measurement Services

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a non-voting co-optee on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 21 November 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

13. Exclusion of the Press Public

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a non-voting co-optee on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 21 November 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

14. Currency Hedging Regulatory Implications of European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a non-voting co-optee on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 21 November 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

15. Information Report - Investment Manager Performance Monitoring for period ending 30 September 2017

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a non-voting co-optee on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 21 November 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

16. Investment Consultancy Services Procurement

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a non-voting co-optee on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 21 November 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

17. Investment Strategy Review: Equity and Diversified Growth Re-allocation

  • Colin Robertson - Non Pecuniary - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he had personal investments in GARS. Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had personal investments in GARS. They would remain in the room whilst the matter was considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a non-voting co-optee on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 21 November 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

11. London Borough of Harrow Pension Fund: Annual Report and Financial Statements for the year ended 31 March 2017

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a non-voting co-optee on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 21 November 2017 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

18. Pension Death Grant Payment - Review of Decision

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, a non-voting co-optee on the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 7 March 2018 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

2. Declarations of Interest

  • Colin Robertson - Personal - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his wife had personal investments in GARS. Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had personal investments in GARS. They would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, Co-opted Member, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. During consideration of agenda item 10 – Transfer of Harrow College to LB Hillingdon Pension Fund – Howard Bluston declared that he was the Director of Chamber of Commerce. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 7 March 2018 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

18. Any Other Urgent Business

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, Co-opted Member, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. During consideration of agenda item 10 – Transfer of Harrow College to LB Hillingdon Pension Fund – Howard Bluston declared that he was the Director of Chamber of Commerce. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 7 March 2018 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

7. Pension Fund Committee - Update on Regular Items

  • Colin Robertson - Personal - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his wife had personal investments in GARS. Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had personal investments in GARS. They would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, Co-opted Member, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. During consideration of agenda item 10 – Transfer of Harrow College to LB Hillingdon Pension Fund – Howard Bluston declared that he was the Director of Chamber of Commerce. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 7 March 2018 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

8. Information Report - Quarterly Trigger Monitoring Q4 2017

  • Colin Robertson - Personal - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his wife had personal investments in GARS. Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had personal investments in GARS. They would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, Co-opted Member, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. During consideration of agenda item 10 – Transfer of Harrow College to LB Hillingdon Pension Fund – Howard Bluston declared that he was the Director of Chamber of Commerce. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 7 March 2018 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

9. Information Report - Performance Measurement Services

  • Colin Robertson - Personal - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his wife had personal investments in GARS. Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had personal investments in GARS. They would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, Co-opted Member, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. During consideration of agenda item 10 – Transfer of Harrow College to LB Hillingdon Pension Fund – Howard Bluston declared that he was the Director of Chamber of Commerce. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 7 March 2018 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

10. Information Report - Transfer of Harrow College to LB Hillingdon Pension Fund

  • Colin Robertson - Personal - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his wife had personal investments in GARS. Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had personal investments in GARS. They would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, Co-opted Member, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. During consideration of agenda item 10 – Transfer of Harrow College to LB Hillingdon Pension Fund – Howard Bluston declared that he was the Director of Chamber of Commerce. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 7 March 2018 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

11. Information Report - External Audit Plan 2017-18

  • Colin Robertson - Personal - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his wife had personal investments in GARS. Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had personal investments in GARS. They would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, Co-opted Member, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. During consideration of agenda item 10 – Transfer of Harrow College to LB Hillingdon Pension Fund – Howard Bluston declared that he was the Director of Chamber of Commerce. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 7 March 2018 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

12. Communications Policy Statement

  • Colin Robertson - Personal - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his wife had personal investments in GARS. Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had personal investments in GARS. They would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, Co-opted Member, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. During consideration of agenda item 10 – Transfer of Harrow College to LB Hillingdon Pension Fund – Howard Bluston declared that he was the Director of Chamber of Commerce. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 7 March 2018 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

13. Funding Strategy Statement

  • Colin Robertson - Personal - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his wife had personal investments in GARS. Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had personal investments in GARS. They would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, Co-opted Member, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. During consideration of agenda item 10 – Transfer of Harrow College to LB Hillingdon Pension Fund – Howard Bluston declared that he was the Director of Chamber of Commerce. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 7 March 2018 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

14. Investment Strategy Statement

  • Colin Robertson - Personal - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his wife had personal investments in GARS. Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had personal investments in GARS. They would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, Co-opted Member, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. During consideration of agenda item 10 – Transfer of Harrow College to LB Hillingdon Pension Fund – Howard Bluston declared that he was the Director of Chamber of Commerce. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 7 March 2018 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

15. Information Report - Annual Review of Internal Controls at Investment Managers

  • Colin Robertson - Personal - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his wife had personal investments in GARS. Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had personal investments in GARS. They would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, Co-opted Member, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. During consideration of agenda item 10 – Transfer of Harrow College to LB Hillingdon Pension Fund – Howard Bluston declared that he was the Director of Chamber of Commerce. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 7 March 2018 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

20. Investment Strategy Update: Pooling and London CIV Review Consultation

  • Colin Robertson - Personal - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his wife had personal investments in GARS. Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had personal investments in GARS. They would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, Co-opted Member, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. During consideration of agenda item 10 – Transfer of Harrow College to LB Hillingdon Pension Fund – Howard Bluston declared that he was the Director of Chamber of Commerce. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 7 March 2018 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

21. Information Report - Investment Manager Performance Monitoring for period ending 31 December 2017

  • Colin Robertson - Personal - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his wife had personal investments in GARS. Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had personal investments in GARS. They would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, Co-opted Member, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. During consideration of agenda item 10 – Transfer of Harrow College to LB Hillingdon Pension Fund – Howard Bluston declared that he was the Director of Chamber of Commerce. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 7 March 2018 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

16. Governance Compliance Statement

  • Colin Robertson - Personal - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his wife had personal investments in GARS. Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had personal investments in GARS. They would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, a Member of the Committee, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was a Director of Cathedral Independent Financial Planning Ltd., and that he had clients who were past and present members of the Harrow Pension Scheme. His wife was a member of Harrow Council’s Pension Scheme. He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and voted upon.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, Co-opted Member, declared a non pecuniary interest in that he was Chair of Edward Harvist Charity, which was managed by BlackRock Investment Management. He declared that he had connections with Pension and Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) and with various Fund Managers. During consideration of agenda item 10 – Transfer of Harrow College to LB Hillingdon Pension Fund – Howard Bluston declared that he was the Director of Chamber of Commerce. He would remain in the room whilst all items were discussed and make contributions.