RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST
West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information requested on 22nd March 2019
Please find below a summary of our findings.
How many staff does your brigade currently employ?
How many equality and diversity staff do you employ?
How many of your staff are a) female b) black and ethnic minority and c) have not specified their gender?
422 female, 221 black and ethnic minority, all have specified gender
How many firefighters do you employ?
How many of those firefighters a) female b) black and ethnic minority and c) have not specified their gender?
124 female, 140 black and ethnic minority, all have specified gender
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