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Amendments to the Firefighters Pension Scheme 1992 and the New Firefighters Pension Scheme 2006: Consultation

Amendments to the Firefighters' Pension Scheme 1992 and the New Firefighters' Pension Scheme 2006: Consultation

Published 3 August 2011
Closing date 26 October 2011
Type(s) Consultation documents
Site Fire and emergencies
ISBN 9781409830610
Price Free


This consultation sets out a number of proposed changes to the Firefighters' Pension Scheme and New Firefighters' Pension Scheme.

It includes the following key proposals:

  • the removal of rule A14, compulsory retirement on the grounds of efficiency
  • changes to the indexation of additional pension benefits
  • changes to the maximum communtation payment
  • proposals to deal with potential age discrimination
  • amendments to the medical and non-medical appeals processes
  • abatement of pensions
  • technical amendments and alignments with tax legislation.


  • This publication is only available online.


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