Firefighters' Pension Schemes
Changes to nominated partner benefits: On 8 February 2017, the Supreme Court decided that refusing a claim on the grounds that a nomination form had not been completed despite the underlying conditions being met is incompatible with Article 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights and was therefore unlawful. Read more here.
Pensions Increase 2017/18 - Under the provisions of the Pensions (Increase) Act 1971, made in accordance with the Social Security Pensions Act 1975, the increase to be applied to public sector pensions is 1% and is payable from 10 April 2017. Read more here.
In September 2013 the Scottish Ministers announced that following the creation of a unitary Scottish Fire and Rescue Services for Scotland with effect from 1st April 2013, the administration of all the current and new 2015 Schemes for the Fire Pension Schemes in Scotland would transfer from the current regional administrators to the Scottish Public Pensions Agency (SPPA) by 1st April 2015.
To contact a member of the SPPA Fire Pensions Team by phone please use the contact number below.
Fire Pensions Team: 01896 893080
To contact a member of the Fire Pensions Team by email please use the SPPA Fire Pensions Team email address below.