Either complete and email, or print and post to the address on https://www.wmfs.net/careers/pensions
Different members of staff are covered by different pension schemes, dependant on their contracts and conditions.
If you are, or previously were, a firefighter (or other applicable Grey Book role) for West Midlands Fire Service, please see the information for the 'Firefighter Pension Scheme'. Either click the button below or scroll down to see information about your scheme.
If you are, or were, a member of staff on Green Book conditions, it's likely you're covered by the Local Government Pension Scheme. Although we do not administer this scheme, further details and contact information are below. Click the relevant button or scroll down for more information.
Below you can find information and contact details for the West Midlands Firefighter Pension Scheme, including Pension Administration, the Local Pension Board and the Scheme Manager.
Fire service pensions are payable monthly in advance on the first working day of each month.
For information on the Local Government Pension Scheme, please scroll down to that section.
Please note that while we will aim to acknowledge your enquiry within three working days, a full response will be provided within statutory deadlines (where they apply) which will differ depending upon the nature of your enquiry.
HM Revenue and Customs
City Centre House
30 Union Street, Fire Pensions
Tax Ref. No. 068/W103
Birmingham B2 4AD
Tel. 0300 200 3300
Birmingham Solihull Area Service, and ask for Birmingham Solihull Area
The Local Pension Board exists to assist the Scheme Manager in securing compliance with the Local Government Pension Scheme regulations, other legislation and the requirements of the Pensions Regulator. Scheme members are represented by three representatives, with three further employer representatives.
You can contact the Pension Board for advice or to provide feedback on scheme governance and administration.
You can find out more information about the Pension Board on the WMFRA CMIS pages linked below.
Scheme Member Representatives
Email address (for all three Scheme Member representatives): email@example.com
As of June 26, 2023, Chief Fire Officer Wayne Brown is the delegated Scheme Manager on behalf of West Midlands Fire and Rescue Authority (WMFRA). This role was previously undertaken by the Audit and Risk Committee of WMFRA.
You can contact the scheme manager if you wish to raise a complaint, provide feedback or if you need to make an application under the Internal Dispute Resolution Process (IDRP).
Pension Scheme Manager
West Midlands Fire Service Headquarters
99 Vauxhall Road,
If you wish to make an application under IDRP please download a copy of the IDRP Stage One Application form found below and return by email or post to the addresses above. You will receive a response from the CFO or their delegated representative setting out the timescales for response.
The West Midlands Pension Fund (WMPF) has a Local Pension Board formed of 12 members, with six employer and six member representatives. The role the Local Pensions Board is to assist in the good governance of the Local Government Pension Scheme through the monitoring of compliance with statutory regulation and guidance and to act as a representative both for and on behalf of the employer and member base ensuring effective governance and administration in the management and payment of pension benefits.
You can find out more about the WMPF Pension Board and its members on the WMPF website, via the button below.
The City of Wolverhampton Council (CWC) is the Administering Authority for the West Midlands Pension Fund under the Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations 2013 and is the Scheme Manager as defined by Section 4 of the Public Service Pension Act 2013.
Under its constitution and in accordance with Section 101 of the Local Government Act 1972 CWC have delegated responsibility for the management of the Fund to the Pensions Committee and the Director of Pensions.
Find our more information about the Scheme Manager here: https://www.wmpfonline.com/about-us/governance