We publish a selection of responses to requests made to us under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 which we feel are of wider public interest and demonstrate how decisions have been made, how public money has been spent and how resources have been used. The log lists responses from August 2015

Each response is assessed to determine if it should be published. Responses that contain personal information will either not be published or will have the personal information removed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

You may re-use information (not including logos or photography) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence.

Our three most commonly asked FOI’s can be viewed below.

Animal Rescues
Domestic Appliance Fires
Bariatric Rescues

Disclosure Categories

Corporate Governance
Requests relating to how West Midlands Fire and Rescue Authority is run and how decisions are made.

Emergency Planning
Requests relating to our planning process (emergencies and contingencies).

Finance and Spending
Requests relating to budgets and expenses including salaries, pensions, pay scales and trade union subscriptions.

Fire Safety (community and regulatory)
Requests relating to the Regulatory Reform Order, fire safety in buildings, Safe and Well visits and schools visits.

Health, Safety and Environment
Requests relating to health and safety in the workplace, at incidents and environmental issues.

Incidents and Emergency Response
Requests relating to how we respond to incidents, including statistics on attendance times.

New Dimensions
Requests relating to how we respond to terrorist incidents, industrial accidents, transport crashes and natural emergencies like flooding and earthquakes.

Procurement
Requests relating to all assets including vehicles, equipment, property, personal protective equipment, uniforms, contracts, tenders, suppliers.

Staffing and Employment
Requests relating to staff numbers, structure charts, staff training, health and safety of staff, terms and conditions.