Every brigade in the UK to launch a test case

FBU logoThe FBU has today started the process of mounting a legal challenge over the firefighters’ pension scheme, with every brigade in the UK to launch a test case.

The union has consistently argued the 2015 schemes do not take adequate account of the specific needs of the fire and rescue service or of firefighters; also that the ‘transitional protection’ arrangements were utterly unfair to pension scheme members.

 

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Tim Lezard

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