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Freedom of Information

Published on 23 November 2020

Ref: FOI/20100


West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information requested on 11th November 2020.

Please find below a summary of our findings.


  1. Has your fire authority made any exit payments (also variously known as severance payments, redundancy payments and payoffs) to any individual, either within the local FRS or the authority itself, totalling more than £100,000 in 2018-19, 2019-20 or the current financial year to November 1st?
  2. If so please provide details eg 1 chief fire officer, received £150,000 in October 2020.


The information request is exempt under section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.  The information requested is contained within our Annual Accounts is readily available on page 73 of Statement of Accounts on CMIS website please find link below:


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