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Pension Increase 2013
posted on website -- Nov 6, 2012 --

The increase for the Firefighters Pension Scheme in April 2013 will be 2.2% (provisional estimate). Details of the rise can be viewed via the Lothian Pension Fund website.

More information and a good clear explanation of how the annual pension rise is calculated is also given on the Unison website.

For information, the last 6yrs FPS increases, as compared to pay increases, have been as follows:-

Firefighters Pension Scheme Rises 2007- 2013  
Year Rise Based on RPI or CPI
2007 3.6% RPI
2008 3.9% RPI
2009 5.0% RPI
2010 zero RPI
2011 4.6% RPI
2012 5.2% CPI
2013 2.2% (provisional estimate) CPI
 
RPI= Retail Price Index
CPI = Consumer Price Index
 
Fire Service Pay Rises 2007-2012
Year Rise
2007 2.4%
2008 2.45%
2009 1.25%
2010 0%
2011 0%
2012 1%