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 further to your freedom of information request.
Please find below a summary of our findings.
How many fire safety Inspecting Officer posts have not been filled since Jan 1st 2021.
Since Jan 1st 2021, West Midlands fire service has averaged a total establishment of 6 posts which are across all roles within fire safety. The number of vacancies continually change and our latest recruitment process (November 2021) will see an addition of 8 fire safety inspecting officers.
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