CFO salary

FOI Number: 22068

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Freedom of Information

Published on 4 August 2022

Ref: FOI/22068


West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information requested on 07th July 2022.

Please find below a summary of our findings.


We are collecting information under the Freedom of Information Act about pay and employment practices of Chief Fire Officers (CFOs).

Specifically, we would like to know:

(a) the current salary (or salary band) of the current CFO and


This information is exempt under section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 as this information is reasonably accessible to the requestor. Information concerning the Chief Fire Officers salary is published and can be found on West Midlands Fire Service website at the following link

under Statement of Accounts page 70


b) whether the current or former CFO (since 2010) has retired and then been re-engaged in the service via a paid role?


The current CFO has been in role since 2014 to present and no former CFO has retired and then been re-engaged in WMFS via a paid role.

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