Firefighters' pension schemes
Fire pensions reform
Firefighters' pensions will change from April 2015. A consultation on the draft regulations for the new firefighters' pension scheme has been published. The consultation covers the provisions relating to membership and benefits in the new scheme.
The consultation document, draft regulations, accompanying equality statement and responses to some frequently asked questions are on the following websites:
- GOV.UK fire pensions reform
- Frequently asked questions
- Fire pensions reform from April 2015 (archived)
Further consultations covering issues such as employee contributions, the financing, valuation and governance arrangements, and transitional arrangements will follow shortly. Further information is in the consultation document.