FOI24030 - Vehicle Insurance & Fuel

FOI Number: 24030

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Published on 11 March 2024

WMFS OFFICIAL – NEW – FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST – FOI24030 

Ref: FOI/24030 

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 

1.Can I ask what was your authority’s annual spend on all insurance to insure all authority vehicles for the following years: a) 2018/19, b) 2019/20, c) 2020/21, d) 2021/22, e) 2022/23? 

Reply 

Authority’s annual spend on all insurance to insure all authority vehicles 

2019/20 – £251,893.60 (estimated – based on invoice covering 01.10.19 to 30.09.20) 

2020/21 – £244,057.52 

2021/22 – £250,348.00 

2022/23 – £280,108.72 

Request 

2. What is the authority’s projected spending on insurance for authority vehicles for the financial year 2023/24? 

Reply 

Projected spending on insurance for authority vehicles for the financial year 2023/24 

2023/24 – £295,742.88 

 Request 

3. What is the authority’s annual spend on all fuel to fill up authority vehicles for the following years: a) 2018/19, b) 2019/20, c) 2020/21, d) 2021/22, e) 2022/23? 

Reply 

Annual spend on all fuel to fill up authority vehicles 

2019/20 – £582,328.98 

2020/21 – £309,136.84 (low due to COVID/lock down) 

2021/22 – £507,936.20 

2022/23 – £793,665.74 

Request 

4. What is the authority’s projected spending on fuel costs for authority vehicles for the financial year 2023/24? 

Reply 

2023/24: £680,000.00 (based on latest budget monitoring) 

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