The history

The Scheme has a complicated history which mirrors the changes to the UK’s gas industry – from the early days of the regional Gas Boards to the current privatised and diverse business.

To see a visual history of the Scheme and its sponsoring employers, please download the related PDF:

Timeline of the National Grid Pension Scheme

Today, the Scheme has over 50,000 members split across two sections, A and B. The Trustee Board is responsible for the Scheme as a whole.