ICT Expenditure 2022/2023

FOI Number: 23112

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Published on 16 October 2023

WMFS OFFICIAL – NEW – FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST – FOI23112 

Ref: FOI/23112 

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. 

Request 

Please could you provide me with the attached information about your organisation’s ICT expenditure. 

Reply 

This information is exempt under Section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 as this information is reasonably accessible to the requestor. Expenditure for ICT is provided in the published Transparency Reports and can be found on West Midlands Fire Service website at the following link: 

https://www.wmfs.net/documents/transparency-report/

Once downloaded, please see Column E within the spreadsheet for Categories. 

ICT is under the Expenditure Category ‘Communication & Computing’. 

Please refer to the ‘CIPFA Detailed Expenditure Type’ Heading (Column G) for further information. 

Item Notes 2022/2023 Comments  
Permanent IT Staff Salary costs of internal, permanent IT staff £2,443,373 All figures include pay, Ers NI and Ers Pension, but no out of hours allowances. 
Temporary IT Staff Salary costs of internal, temporary IT staff £227,052 All figures include pay, Ers NI and Ers Pension, but no out of hours allowances. 

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