1. The purpose of the Local Pension Board (‘the Board’) is to assist the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (‘the Authority’), in its role of scheme manager:
(a) To secure compliance with legislation relating to the governance and administration of the firefighters’ pension schemes, and any requirements imposed by the Pensions Regulator in relation to the firefighters’ pension schemes; and
(b) To ensure the effective and efficient governance and administration of the firefighters’ pension schemes.
2. The Board shall have the power to do anything which is calculated to facilitate, or is conducive or incidental to, the discharge of any of its functions, e.g. (1) request relevant information from Authority officers responsible for the administration of the schemes; (2) make recommendations in respect of the administration of the schemes.
3. The Board has no executive authority in respect of the administration of the firefighters’ pension schemes.
4. The Board’s Terms of Reference can be found here.