National Joint Council

National Joint Council (NJC) circulars are here.

LGE provides the secretariat to the Employers’ Side of the National Joint Council (NJC) for Local Authority Fire and Rescue Services and Middle Managers Negotiating Body (MMNB).

The NJC has 28 members:

Employers’ Side: Local Government Association (9 members); the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (3 members); Welsh Local Government Association (1 member) and the Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Services Board (1 member)

Employees’ Side: the Fire Brigades Union (14)

The MMNB has 28 members:

Employers’ Side: Local Government Association (9 members); the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (3 members); Welsh Local Government Association (1 member) and the Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Services Board (1 member)

Employees’ Side: the Fire Brigades Union (13); Other (1)

Agreements reached in the NJC and MMNB are contained in the Scheme of Conditions of Service known as the Grey book. It can be viewed here.