A request for information about the number of staff employed by fire and rescue services years 2017/18 – 18055
RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST
I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested on 9th April 2018.
Please find below a summary of our findings.
We are collecting information about the number of staff employed by fire and rescue services. Below is the information we would like to obtain from you under the Freedom of Information Act.
Specifically we would like to know how many (a) wholetime firefighter, (b) retained firefighter, (c) fire control room, (d) support staff and (e) total staff there were employed in your Fire and Rescue Service, measured by headcount, on 31 March 2017 and 31 March 2018.
We would appreciate a table for the respective years detailing the data in the following format:
1) How many people were employed by the fire and rescue service (headcount) in the following roles on 31 March 2017:
2) How many people were employed by the fire and rescue service (headcount) in the following roles on 31 March 2018:
Please note this is the same criteria used for reporting to governments.
If you have any queries about this email, please contact me. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications. If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision please write to The Public Relations Department, West Midlands Fire Service, 99 Vauxhall Road, Birmingham, B7 4HW
Further information concerning Freedom of Information requests can be found on the Information Commissioner website at either the following link: https://ico.org.uk/ or at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF.