19118 – Requests for information

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Ref: FOI/19118

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 30th August 2019.

Please find below a summary of our findings.

Request

I would be grateful if you provide me with the following information please:

How many requests do you receive per annum (for the last 3 years)

Reply

Year EIR FOI SAR DPA Total
2016 0 154 0 4 158
2017 2 145 0 9 156
2018 0 180 8 12 200
2019 to date 1 118 22 7 148

Request

What IT resources are used to help with management/tracking, reporting, auditing, redaction, etc

Reply

West Midlands Fire Service currently uses an excel spreadsheet for management/tracking, reporting and auditing. Redaction is carried out as required by staff members.

Request

Are these decided by each Fire & Rescue Service or are they provided as part of a National resource?

Reply

The resources used by West Midlands Fire Service are decided by us.

If you have any queries about this freedom of information request, please contact us.  Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

For service complaints, issues or comments regarding this request please contact 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

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