FPS 2006 Special Members
On retirement you can exchange some of your pension for a cash lump sum, this is known as commuting your pension or commutation.
The normal retirement age for special firefighter members of the FPS 2006 is 55. If you choose to retire at 55 or above, your pension is put into immediate payment.
Under current rules, firefighters who joined the FPS 2006 as a special member may move into the FPS 2015 depending on their age.