Local Pension Boards were required to be established by the 1 April 2015 under the provisions of Section 5 of the Public Service Pensions Act 2013 and regulation 4A of The Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Amendment) (Governance) Regulations 2015

Under Section 6 of the Public Service Pensions Act 2013:

(1) The scheme manager for a scheme under section 1 and any statutory pension scheme that is connected with it must publish information about the pension board for the scheme or schemes (and keep that information up-to-date).

(2) That information must include information about -

(a) who the members of the board are,

(b) representation on the board of members of the scheme or schemes, and

(c) the matters falling within the board's responsibility.

(3) This section does not apply to a scheme under section 1 which is an injury or compensation scheme.

This area of the site is dedicated to Local Pension Boards (LPBs). A list of all boards and their terms of reference under PSPA 6(c) can be found below. Please use the menu links at the top of the page to access information on resources and training available to LPBs

Click here to view a draft Terms of Reference.

Fire and Rescue Service

Region

Type*

PSPA 6(c)

Avon Fire and Rescue Service

 South West

 CFRA

 Yes

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service

 East of England

 CFRA

 Yes

Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Fire and Rescue Service

 South East

 CFRA

 Yes

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service

 East of England

 CFRA

 Yes

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service

 North West

 CFRA

 Yes

Cleveland Fire Brigade

 North East

 CFRA

 Yes

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service

 South West

 CC

 Yes

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

 North East

 CFRA

 Yes

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service

 North West

 UA

 Yes

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service

 East Midlands

 CC

 Yes

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service

 South West

 CFRA

 Yes

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service

 South West

 CFRA

 Yes

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service

 South East

 CFRA

 Yes

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service

 East of England

 PFCC

 Yes

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service

 South West

 UA

 Yes

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service

 North West

 CA

 Yes

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

 South East

 CFRA

 Yes

Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service

 West Midlands

 CFRA

 Yes

Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service

 East of England

 UA

 Yes

Humberside Fire and Rescue

 Humberside

 CFRA

 Yes

Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service

 South East

 UA

 Yes (Article 12)

Kent Fire and Rescue Service

 South East

 CFRA

 Yes

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service

 North West

 CFRA

 No

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service

 East Midlands

 CFRA

 Yes

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue

 East Midlands

 UA

 Yes

London Fire Brigade

 London

 LFC

 Yes

Merseyside Fire and Rescue

 North West

 MET

 Yes

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service

 East of England

 UA

 No

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

 Yorkshire

 PFCC

 Yes

Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service

 East Midlands

 PFCC

 Yes (Article 9)

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service

 North East

 CC

 Yes

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service

 East Midlands

 CFRA

 Yes

Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service

 South East

 UA

 Yes

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service

 South East

 CFRA

 Yes

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service

 West Midlands

 CFRA

 Yes

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

 Yorkshire

 MET

 Yes

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service

 West Midlands

 PFCC

 Yes

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service

 East of England

 UA

 Yes

Surrey Fire and Rescue Service

 South East

 UA

 Yes

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service

 North East 

 MET

 Yes

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service

 West Midlands

 UA

 Yes

West Midlands Fire Service

 West Midlands

 MET

 Yes

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service

 South East

 UA

 Yes

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

 Yorkshire

 MET

 Yes

* KEY. CA = Combined Authority (Mayoral). CC = County Council. CFRA = Combined Fire and Rescue Authority. LFC = London Fire Commissioner. MET = Metropolitan FRA. UA = Unitary Authority