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The 1992 Firefighters Pension Scheme (PO-22474)

Complainant: Mr T
Complaint Topic: Membership
Ref: PO-22474
Outcome: Upheld
Appeal outcome: None
Respondent: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service
Type: Pension complaint or dispute
Appeal: No

Ombudsman’s Determination


The complaint is upheld because the full “32% uplift” in Mr T’s basic pay is pensionable under the 1992 Regulations. This is supported by relevant case law.

Complaint summary


Mr T has complained that:-

· His Day Crewing Plus (DCP) allowance should be treated as fully pensionable in accordance with the Firefighters Pension Scheme (England) Order 1992 (the 1992 Regulations).

· The Authority unreasonably delayed issuing a response under Stage Two of the Internal Dispute Resolution Procedure (IDRP).

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