Local Pension Board

Delegated Powers

The Authority’s Local Pension Board was established wef 1 April 2015 in accordance with statutory requirements set out in the Public Service Pensions Act 2013.

The Board will be responsible for ensuring that good standards of governance are achieved and maintained in the implementation and application of the Firefighters’ Pension Schemes.  A copy of the Board’s latest Annual Report can be found on the document and publications page.

The West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority Local Pension Board comprises four members (2 employer and 2 employee representatives).

Membership

Scheme Manager
Representatives

Scheme Member
Representatives

Cllr P Harrand P Drinkwater
Cllr B Smith S Wilson

 

Meeting 8 July 2016

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting of the Local Pension Board to be held on Friday 8 July 2016 at 11.30 a.m. in the Conference Room, Fire Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw.

 

Agenda

 

1.   Appointment of Chair and Vice chair 2016 – 17
Link to Report

2.   Membership of the Local Pension Board 2016 – 17
Link to Report

3.   Urgent items

4.   Admission of the public

The Board is asked to consider whether, by resolution, eo exclude the public from the meeting during the items of business marked with an ‘E’ reference, because of the possibility of the disclosure of exempt information.

5.   Declarations of interest 

To consider any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interest in relation to any item of business on the agenda.

6.   Minutes of the meeting held on 26 February 2016 

7.  Terms of Reference
Link to Report

8.   Local Pension Board Annual Report 2015 – 16
Link to Report

9.   Local Pension Board Activity report
Link to Report

10.   Pension Ombudsman – update
Link to Report

11.   Legislative update

12.   Scheme Advisory Board – establishment
Link to Report

13.   Pension Fund – valuation
Link to Report

E14.   Corporate Risk Register – annual review

 

Agenda Pdf version

All Reports Pdf version

 

Minutes

 

Minutes Pdf version

 

 

Meeting 13 January 2017

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting of the Local Pension Board  to be held on Friday 13 January 2017 at 11.30 a.m. in the Conference Room, Fire Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw.

 

Agenda

 

1.   Minutes of the last meeting held on 8 July 2016  

2.  Urgent items

3.  Admission of the public

The Board is asked to consider whether, by resolution, eo exclude the public from the meeting during the items of business marked with an ‘E’ reference, because of the possibility of the disclosure of exempt information.

4.  Declarations of interest 

To consider any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interest in relation to any item of business on the agenda.

5.  Local Pension Board Activity report
Link to Report

6.  Pension Ombudsman – update
Link to Report

7.  Legislative update
Link to Report

a)   Employee Contributions Holiday 1992 Firefighters’ Pension Scheme
b)   Tax relief – special members of the Modified 2006 Firefighters’  Pension Scheme
c)   Legal Challenge against the Transitional Protections related to the 2015 Firefighters’ Pension Scheme

8.  Scheme Advisory Board – update and budget issues
Link to Report

9.  Scheme Advisory Board – Minutes

a)   20 April 2016
b)   26 May 2016
c)   7 September 2016
c)   30 November 2016

10.  Local Pension Board – support framework
Link to Report

11.  Scrutiny and review
Link to Report

a)   Annual Benefit statements
b)  Internal Dispute Resolution Process (IDRP) – outcomes and reporting procedures, officer delegated powers
c)   Service Level Agreement with West Yorkshire Pension Fund – update

12.  Draft Local Pension Board Annual Report 2016 – 17
Link to Report

13.  The Pensions Regulator – view on progress
Link to Report

14.  West Yorkshire Pension Fund – Key Performance Indicators
Link to Report

 

Agenda Pdf version

Reports Pdf version

 

Minutes

 

Minutes pdf version   (draft)

Meeting 8 February 2017

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting of the Local Pension Board held on Wednesday 8th February 2017

 

Minutes Pdf version  (draft)

Archived Meetings

2015/16

10 July 2015  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

25 September 2015  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

4 December  2015  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

26 February 2016  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

Terms of Reference

Terms of Reference – to be reviewed in July 2016

Annual Reports