Firefighters pension scheme

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Use the links below to view more details of the Firefighters' Pension Scheme (FPS)

There is a dedicated Firefighters' Pension Scheme (FPS) website which has been developed to give scheme members information about the benefits and options available to them. 

The site is based on current scheme rules that apply and covers:

  • Which scheme am I in?
  • Firefighters' Pension Scheme 2015 (FPS2015)
  • Firefighters' Pension Scheme 2006 (FPS2006)
  • Firefighters' Pension Scheme 1992 (FPS1992)
  • FPS 2006 Special Members 

You can view the Firefighters' Pension Scheme (FPS) website by visiting: fpsmember.org 

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service and Isles of Scilly Fire and Rescue Service has:

  • established a joint Local Pension Board (LPB)

Role of the Local Pension Board

The role of this is to;

  • Assist Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Fire and Rescue Services as Scheme Managers –
    • to secure compliance. This includes the governance and administration of the Firefighters' Pensions Scheme (FPS)
    • to secure compliance with requirements imposed the Pensions Regulator
    • in such other matters as the FPS regulations may specify.
  • Secure the effective and efficient governance and administration of the FPS
  • Provide the Scheme Manager with information as it requires. Ensuring that any member of the LPB or an appointed person does not have a conflict of interest

The Board carries out an oversight function. This ensures that such decisions are compliant with regulations, guidance and internal policies.

Membership of the Local Pension Board

The Board is made up of equal number of:

  • employer representatives

  • employee representatives

Employer Representatives

  • Victoria Wallens-Hancock (Chair)

  • Antony Bartlett

  • Debbie Goodreid

Employee Representatives

  • Phil Martin

  • Stewart Whitworth

  • Gary Rich

More information including the agendas and minutes of the Pensions Board are in the:

Related Documents

Scheme Advisory Board

The Firefighters' Pension England Scheme Advisory Board:

  • encourages best practice
  • increases transparency
  • coordinates technical and standards issues 

This page contains the forms and guides relating to the Firefighters' Pension Schemes.

Forms

The following are the Firefighters' Pension Scheme forms:

Guides

The following is a comparison of the benefits of the firefighters' pension schemes:

Firefighters' Pension Scheme 2015

The following relate to the 2015 Firefighters' Pension Scheme:

Firefighters' Pension Scheme 2006

The following relate to the 2006 Firefighters' Pension Scheme:

Firefighters' Pension Scheme 1992

The following relate to the 1992 Firefighters' Pension Scheme:

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