Equality & Diversity Training

FOI Number: 24010

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Published on 11 March 2024

WMFS OFFICIAL – NEW – FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST – FOI24010 

Ref: FOI/24010 

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 

I am seeking information relating to the costs of Equality and Diversity Training within the in the 2022 Financial Year. 

Reply 

All training is done in-house by the DICE team, so we do not pay for any external training. 

Request 

 
A list of all official equality, diversity and inclusion events held by Civil Servants in the Department from 1 July 2023-31st December 2023. For these events, please put the date and time scheduled and for how long. 

Reply 

Event Date & Time 
International Womens Day event 25th March 2022 – 08.30-16.00 
Intersectionality Neurodiversity Black History Month event 13th October 2022 – 10.00  13.00 
Neurodiversity Celebration Day event 16th March 2023 – 10.00-13.30 
(Asian Fire Service Association) International Womens Day event 17th March 2023  10.00-16.15 
Safeguarding event 22nd March 2023 – 10.00-16.00   

We did not have any official training events after the above dates 

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