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Local Pension Board

Delegated Powers

The Authority’s Local Pension Board was established on 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 by clicking on the relevant tab below.

The West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority Local Pension Board comprises six members: 3 Scheme Manager (employer) and 3 Scheme Member (2 x current / retired / deferred employee and 1 x representative of the Fire Brigades’ Union) representatives.


Scheme Manager

Scheme Member

Cllr P Harrand R Binks
Cllr F Shaheen C Lawton
J Roberts J Davies


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Meetings – Agendas and Minutes

Meeting 22 July 2021



West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting of the Local Pension Board to be held on Thursday 22 July 2021 at 11:30am

1         Appointment of Chair and Vice Chair 2021 – 22

Link to report

2        Membership of the Local Pension Board 2021 – 22

Link to report

3        Urgent items

4        Admission of the public  

The Board is asked to consider whether, by resolution, to 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 previous meeting held on 23 April 2021

7           Terms of reference – annual review

Link to report

8           Local Pension Board Annual Report 2020 – 21

Link to report

9           Local Pension Board Activity report

Link to report

10          Scrutiny and review  

a) Discretions
b) Pensions Breaches register
c) Pensions Risk register
d) Compliance deadlines
e) Pensions administration – audit

Link to report

11           Pension Ombudsman – update ~

Link to report

12           Legislative update

Link to report

13           Scheme Advisory Board Minutes

14           West Yorkshire Pension Fund – key performance indicators

Link to report

15           Firefighters Pension Scheme remedy – self-assessment survey

Link to report

16           Firefighter Pension Scheme bulletins 44 – 46

Link to report

17           Training session


Agenda PDF version
All reports PDF version
Minutes (draft)

Meeting 27 January 2022

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting of the Local Pension Board to be held on Thursday 27 January 2022 at 11:30am

Archived Meetings

This page contains links to the Agendas and Minutes of the Local Pension Board meetings from previous years:


24 July 2020  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

28 January 2021  Agenda  Reports (5-6)  Reports (8-12) Minutes

23 April 2021 Agenda Reports Minutes


5 July 2019  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

31 January 2020  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

20 April 2020 Minutes


6 July 2018  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

5 October 2018  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

11 January 2019  Agenda  Reports  Minutes


7 July 2017  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

12 January 2018  Agenda  Reports  Minutes


8 July 2016  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

13 January 2017  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

8 February 2017  Minutes


10 July 2015  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

25 September 2015  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

4 December  2015  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

26 February 2016  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

Declarations of Interest


Terms of Reference

Annual Reports