The Board’s role is to assist the Scheme Manager to:
a) secure compliance with the Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Amendment) (Governance) Regulations 2015 and any other legislation relating to the governance and administration of the scheme, and any connected scheme
b) secure compliance with any requirements imposed by the Pensions Regulator in relation to the scheme and any connected scheme; and
c) ensure the effective and efficient governance and administration of the scheme and any connected scheme.
The Board will consist of two employer representatives, who will be senior officers of the Authority (members of the Corporate Management Board who are not directly involved in taking decisions about the Scheme), and two employee representatives who are members of the Authority’s Scheme, one nominated by the FBU and the other by the FOA .
Appointments to the Board will be for one year at a time.
One of the employer representatives will act as Chairman and will have a casting vote.
The quorum shall be two members of the Board, provided that there shall be at least one employer and one employee representative present.