West Midlands Firefighter Pension Scheme Election - 2023

Following an election process which ran through January and February 2023, we are pleased to confirm that Paul Bennett has been elected to serve a three-year term as a Scheme Member representative on the West Midlands Firefighter Pension Scheme Board (the Pension Board).

Our thanks to all four of the candidates who stood in the election for their commitment to the effective governance of the scheme.

The vote counts were as follows:

Name Total votes
Paul Bennett 407
Eric Birch 34
Chris Gauntlett 73
Steve Vincent 86
No preference/Invalid ballots 11
Total 611

Paul Bennett will join our existing Scheme Member representatives Alan Tranter and Adam Harper, who are to be reappointed by the Scheme Manager to further three-year terms at the forthcoming Audit and Risk Committee on 20 March 2023.

For more information on the work of the Pension Board, or to see details of previous meetings please visit the West Midlands Fire Authority CMIS site.

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