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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 four members: 2 Scheme Manager (employer) and 2 Scheme Member (current / retired employee) representatives.

Membership

Scheme Manager
Representatives

Scheme Member
Representatives

Cllr P Harrand P Drinkwater
Cllr A Wenham C Lawton

 

Meeting 5 July 2019

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting of the Local Pension Board to be held on Friday 5 July 2019 at 11:30am in the Training and Function Suite, Training Centre,  Fire Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw.

 

Agenda

 

1   Appointment of Chair and Vice Chair 2019 – 20

Link to report

 

2   Membership of the Local Pension Board 2019 – 20

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 meetings held on

a)   11 January 2019

b)   18 April 2019
Link to report

 

7   Terms of reference – annual review

Link to report

 

8   Local Pension Board Annual Report  2018 – 2019

Link to report

 

9   Local Pension Board Activity report

Link to report

 

10   Scrutiny and review

a) Pensions Breaches and Pensions Risk Register policies

b) Discretions

c) Compliance register

d) Pensions Risk register

e) Compliance deadlines
Link to report

 

11   Pension Ombudsman – update

Link to report

 

12  Legislative update

1. Transitional Protections – legal challenge

2. Revised GAD factors

3. Pensionable pay guidance
Link to report

 

13   Firefighter Pensions England Bulletins update

a)   Bulletin 16
b)   Bulletin 17
c)   Bulletin 18
d)   Bulletin 19
e)   Bulletin 20
Link to report

 

14   Scheme Advisory Board Minutes

  • Effectiveness Committee at a meeting held on 23 January and 18 April 2019
  • Scheme Advisory Board at a meeting held on 14 March 2019

Link to report

 

15   West Yorkshire Pension Fund – key performance indicators

Link to report

 

16   Local Pension Board training session

 

 

 

Agenda Pdf version
Reports Pdf version
Minutes (draft)

 

 

Meeting 31 January 2020

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting of the Local Pension Board to be held on Friday 31 January 2020 at 11:30am in the Training and Function Suite, Training Centre,  Fire Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw.

 

Agenda

 

1   Minutes of the last meeting

Link to report

 

2   Matters arising

 

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   Local Pension Board Activity report

Link to report

 

7   Scrutiny and review

  1. a) Discretions
  2. b) Pensions Breaches register
  3. c) Pensions Risk register
  4. d) Compliance deadlines
  5. e) Data Improvement Plan

Link to report

 

8   Pension Ombudsman – update

Link to report

 

9   Legislative update

  1. Transitional Protections – legal challenge
  2. Revised GAD factors

Link to report

 

10   Firefighter Pensions England Bulletins update

a)   Bulletin 22

b)   Bulletin 23

c)   Bulletin 24

d)   Bulletin 25

e)   Bulletin 26

f)    Bulletin 27

Link to report

 

11   Scheme Advisory Board Minutes

  • Effectiveness Committee at a meeting held on 7 August and 14 November 2019
  • Administration and benchmarking committee at a meeting held on 15 August 2019)
  • Scheme Advisory Board at meetings held on 13 June 2019, 3 October 2019 and 9 January 2020

Link to report

 

12   West Yorkshire Pension Fund – key performance indicators

Link to report

 

13   Annual Benefit Survey 2019

Link to report

 

14   Local Pension Board training session

Link to report

 

 

Agenda PDF Version
Reports PDF Version

Archived Meetings

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

2018/2019

6 July 2018  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

5 October 2018  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

11 January 2019  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

2017/2018

7 July 2017  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

12 January 2018  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

2016/17

8 July 2016  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

13 January 2017  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

8 February 2017  Minutes

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

Declarations of Interest

Policies

Terms of Reference

Annual Reports