West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service Local Pension Board

Information about the West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service Local Pension Board and access to meeting dates, agendas and minutes.

1 What the Board does

The Board assists:

  • West Sussex Fire and Rescue Authority in its role as a scheme manager of the Fire Fighters' Pension Scheme
  • with securing compliance with the regulations, any other legislation relating to the governance and administration of the Scheme and requirements imposed by the Pensions Regulator in relation to the Scheme
  • in ensuring the effective and efficient governance and administration of the Scheme.

In order to achieve this, the Board will:

  • assist with improvements to customer service
  • monitor performance against indicators
  • review the risk register
  • monitor training needs
  • assist with the development of improved administration and governance structures and policies.

Duties of the Board

Board members should:

  • always act in the interests of the scheme and not seek to promote the interests of any stakeholder group above another
  • be subject to, and abide by, the West Sussex Fire and Rescue Authority Code of Conduct.

Supporting documents

3 Meeting dates and locations

  • Wednesday 25 March 2020
  • Monday 22 June 2020
  • Monday 28 September 2020
  • Monday 14 December 2020
  • Monday 29 March 2021
  • Monday 28 June 2021
  • Monday 27 September 2021
  • Monday 13 December 2021

Start time - 11.30am (unless otherwise stated)
Location - County Hall, Chichester

4 Board members


  • Adrian Murphy - Area Manager

Employer representatives

  • Jon Simpson - Area Manager
  • Jon Lacey - Area Manager
  • Paul Mace - Fleet Manager

Employee representatives

  • Joseph Weir - Fire Brigades Union
  • James Diston - Retained Firefighters Union
  • Giles Sparkes - Fire Officers Association

5 Contact details

Last updated:
4 January 2021
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