Consultation outcome

Firefighters' pension scheme: increases to employee contribution rates from 1 April 2013

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This consultation has concluded

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Firefighters' pension scheme (1992) and new firefighters' pension scheme (2006): proposed increases to employee contributions rates, effective from 1 April 2013 - summary of responses and government response

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Firefighters' pension scheme (1992) and new firefighters' pension scheme (2006): an equality assessment of the increases to employee contribution rates, effective from 1 April 2013

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Detail of outcome

A summary of responses, and the government’s response to the consultation on proposed changes to the firefighters’ pension schemes in England. The equality statement considers the impact of the 2013 to 2014 pension contribution increases on protected groups.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to

Summary

Consultation on employee contributions rates in the firefighters’ pension schemes.

Documents

Firefighters' pension scheme (1992) and new firefighters' pension scheme (2006): proposed increases to employee contributions rates, effective from 1 April 2013 – consultation

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Firefighters' pension scheme (1992) and new firefighters' pension scheme (2006): a partial equality assessment of the proposed increases to employee contribution rates, effective from 1 April 2013

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Consultation description

This statutory consultation seeks views on the proposed increase in employee contribution rates from 1 April 2013 for members of the Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (1992) and New Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (2006).

The department has also considered the impact of the proposed 2013 to 2014 pension contribution increases on protected groups (like older scheme members, those on maternity leave or part time workers) and this is set out in the partial equality statement.