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Meeting:  Tuesday 27 November 2018 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

2. Declarations of Interest

  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, 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, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with AON Hewitt and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 16 January 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

2. Declarations of Interest

  • Colin Cartwright - - Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and advise the Committee.
  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, 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, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with AON Hewitt and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 16 January 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

6. Information Report - Investment Manager Performance Monitoring for period ending 30 September 2018

  • Colin Cartwright - - Councillor Norman Stevenson, 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-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with AON Hewitt and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Colin Cartwright - - Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and advise the Committee.
  • Colin Robertson - - Councillor Norman Stevenson, 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-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with AON Hewitt and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - - Councillor Norman Stevenson, 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-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with AON Hewitt and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, 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 - - Councillor Norman Stevenson, 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-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with AON Hewitt and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with AON Hewitt and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 16 January 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

5. Investment Strategy Manager Review

  • Colin Cartwright -
  • Colin Cartwright - - Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and advise the Committee.
  • Colin Robertson - - Councillor Norman Stevenson, 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-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with AON Hewitt and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - - Councillor Norman Stevenson, 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-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with AON Hewitt and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - Non Pecuniary - Councillor Norman Stevenson, 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 - - Councillor Norman Stevenson, 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-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with AON Hewitt and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon Hewitt, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst the matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with AON Hewitt and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 12 March 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

2. Declarations of Interest

  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 12 March 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

15. Any Other Urgent Business

  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 12 March 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

8. Pension Fund Committee - Update on Regular Items

  • Colin Robertson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making.
  • Howard Bluston - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 12 March 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

9. Information Report - Quarterly Trigger Monitoring Q4 2018

  • Colin Robertson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making.
  • Howard Bluston - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 12 March 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

10. Information Report: Performance Measurement Services

  • Colin Robertson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making.
  • Howard Bluston - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 12 March 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

21. Local Government Scheme Pension Scheme Amendment Regulations

  • Colin Robertson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making.
  • Howard Bluston - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 12 March 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

11. Information Report: External Audit Plans 2018/19

  • Colin Robertson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making.
  • Howard Bluston - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 12 March 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

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

  • Colin Robertson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making.
  • Howard Bluston - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 12 March 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

19. London CIV Asset Pooling; Investment Strategy Manager Review

  • Colin Robertson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making.
  • Howard Bluston - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 12 March 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

20. Information Report - Investment Manager Performance Monitoring for period ending 31 December 2018

  • Colin Robertson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making.
  • Honorary Alderman Richard Romain - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Howard Bluston - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 12 March 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

22. Independent Advisor Appointments

  • Colin Robertson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making.
  • Howard Bluston - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 12 March 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

12. Statutory Guidance on Asset Pooling

  • Colin Robertson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making.
  • Howard Bluston - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 12 March 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

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

  • Colin Robertson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making.
  • Howard Bluston - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 12 March 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

14. Information Report - Investment Consultancy Services Procurement

  • Colin Robertson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making.
  • Howard Bluston - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 12 March 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

18. Information Report - Investment Consultancy Services Procurement

  • Colin Robertson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Norman Stevenson - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making.
  • Howard Bluston - - 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. Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making. Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 12 March 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

22. Matter Arising from the minutes of the meeting held on 27 November 2018

  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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.
  • Councillor Richard Almond - - Councillor Richard Almond, who was not a member of the Committee, declared an interest in that he had investments in Standard Life and Aviva. He would remain in the room to listen to the discussion and decision-making.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 26 June 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

2. Declarations of Interest

  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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, prospective non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). Additionally, he knew the new Chief Investment Officer, including his successor. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 26 June 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

11. Any Other Urgent Business

  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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.

Meeting:  Wednesday 26 June 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

10. Pension Fund Committee - Performance Dashboard and Update on Regular Items

  • Colin Robertson - 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, prospective non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). Additionally, he knew the new Chief Investment Officer, including his successor. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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, prospective non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). Additionally, he knew the new Chief Investment Officer, including his successor. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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 - 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, prospective non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). Additionally, he knew the new Chief Investment Officer, including his successor. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, prospective non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). Additionally, he knew the new Chief Investment Officer, including his successor. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 26 June 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

9. London Borough of Harrow Pension Fund: Draft Annual Report and Financial Statements for the year ended 31 March 2019

  • Colin Robertson - 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, prospective non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). Additionally, he knew the new Chief Investment Officer, including his successor. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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, prospective non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). Additionally, he knew the new Chief Investment Officer, including his successor. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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 - 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, prospective non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). Additionally, he knew the new Chief Investment Officer, including his successor. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, prospective non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). Additionally, he knew the new Chief Investment Officer, including his successor. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 26 June 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

13. Pension Fund Committee - Performance Dashboard and Update on Regular Items

  • Colin Robertson - 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, prospective non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). Additionally, he knew the new Chief Investment Officer, including his successor. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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, prospective non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). Additionally, he knew the new Chief Investment Officer, including his successor. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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 - 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, prospective non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). Additionally, he knew the new Chief Investment Officer, including his successor. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, prospective non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). Additionally, he knew the new Chief Investment Officer, including his successor. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 26 June 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

14. Actuarial Valuation 2019

  • Colin Robertson - 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, prospective non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). Additionally, he knew the new Chief Investment Officer, including his successor. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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, prospective non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). Additionally, he knew the new Chief Investment Officer, including his successor. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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 - 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, prospective non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). Additionally, he knew the new Chief Investment Officer, including his successor. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, prospective non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). Additionally, he knew the new Chief Investment Officer, including his successor. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 26 June 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

15. Investment Strategy Workplan

  • Colin Robertson - 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, prospective non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). Additionally, he knew the new Chief Investment Officer, including his successor. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Colin Robertson - - Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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, prospective non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). Additionally, he knew the new Chief Investment Officer, including his successor. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst 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 - 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, prospective non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). Additionally, he knew the new Chief Investment Officer, including his successor. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions. Colin Cartwright, Aon, declared that his wife had a small investment in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and advise the Committee. Colin Robertson, Independent Adviser, declared that he and his mother had personal investments in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). He would remain in the room whilst matters were considered and make contributions.
  • Howard Bluston - Non Pecuniary - Howard Bluston, prospective non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He added that he had clients who had invested in GARS (Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund). Additionally, he knew the new Chief Investment Officer, including his successor. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 11 September 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

AGENDA - PART I

  • 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:  Wednesday 11 September 2019 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, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon, Council’s Advisers to the Fund, and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He had also met with the asset management firm, CQS. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 11 September 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

8. 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, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon, Council’s Advisers to the Fund, and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He had also met with the asset management firm, CQS. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 11 September 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

7. Pension Fund Committee - Performance Dashboard and 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, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon, Council’s Advisers to the Fund, and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He had also met with the asset management firm, CQS. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 11 September 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

10. Pension Fund Committee - Performance Dashboard and 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, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon, Council’s Advisers to the Fund, and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He had also met with the asset management firm, CQS. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 11 September 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

11. Actuarial Valuation 2019

  • 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:  Wednesday 11 September 2019 6.30 pm - Pension Fund Committee

12. Investment Strategy Review Outline

  • 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, non-voting co-optee, declared non-pecuniary interests in that he had previously worked with Aon, Council’s Advisers to the Fund, and that he knew a number of Fund Managers, including BlackRock. He had also met with the asset management firm, CQS. He would remain in the room whilst all matters were considered and make contributions.