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Staff employed March 2016 and March 2017

Ref: FOI/17036

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 31st March 2017.

Please find below a summary of our findings.

Request

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 2016 and 31 March 2017.

Reply

1) People that were employed by the fire and rescue service (headcount) in the following roles on 31 March 2016:

Headcount
Wholetime1509
Retained0
Control57
Support445
Total2011

2) People that were employed by the fire and rescue service (headcount) in the following roles on 31 March 2017:

Headcount
Wholetime1419
Retained0
Control63
Support441
Total1923

If you have any queries about this letter, 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

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