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The Firefighters’ Pension Scheme 2015 is the occupational pension scheme available to operational firefighters first appointed on or after 1 April 2015. 

Serving firefighters appointed before this date may already have pension rights in an earlier Firefighters’ Pension Scheme, such as:

  • the Firefighters’ Pension Scheme 1992
  • the Firefighters’ Pension Scheme 2006

Some of these firefighters will have been compulsorily transferred to the 2015 Scheme with effect from 1 April 2015, some will be transferred at a later date, and some will have the right to remain a member of their earlier Scheme until retirement. 

More information is available explaining who will transfer, at what date, and how pension rights in the earlier Scheme will be protected:

Also available are Scheme guides explaining the Firefighters’ Pension Scheme 1992 and the Firefighters’ Pension Scheme 2006.

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