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Firefighters Pension Scheme (1992) (CAS-38812-C6W1)

Complainant: Mr N
Complaint Topic: Contributions: refunds
Ref: CAS-38812-C6W1
Outcome: Not upheld
Appeal outcome: None
Respondent: Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service
Type: Pension complaint or dispute
Date:
Appeal: No

Ombudsman’s Determination

Outcome

I do not uphold Mr N’s complaint and no further action is required by MFRS.

Complaint summary

Mr N has complained that he was unreasonably denied the opportunity to claim a refund of contributions. He contends that the criteria MFRS set for entitlement to this refund was unnecessarily restrictive, following an amendment to the regulations governing the Scheme.

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