Your Scottish Firefighters' pension scheme

There are currently four occupational pension schemes for firefighters administered by SPPA on behalf of Scottish Ministers. These are the Firefighters' Pension Scheme (Scotland) 1992, New Firefighters' Pension Scheme (Scotland) 2006, Retained Firefighters' Modified Pension Scheme and Firefighters' Pension Scheme (Scotland) 2015. SPPA is also responsible for scheme regulations.

The schemes are statutory and guaranteed by law and provide pensions and life assurance for firefighters in Scotland.

Guide to awards made under the Firefighters' Compensation Scheme (Scotland).

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A basic guide to tax on pensions.

Firefighters' Scheme FAQs 1. Pension schemes from 1 April 2022 From 1 April 2022 all of our Firefighter’s scheme members will join the 2015 CARE pension scheme and the 1992 and 2006 final salary schemes will be closed to future pension build up. This means that when your claim your pension after 1 April 2022, it will contain both final salary and CARE scheme benefits.