Dear West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service,

How many WYFRS employees have been retired early to pension due to ill health?

How many of these have had their pension entitlement reassessed.

How many of these have had their pension reassessed twice?

How many have had their pension reassessed more than twice?

How much does it cost for an ill health reassessment from the brigade medical advisor? If there is not one fixed price, then what is the average cost per case?

How much does it cost for an IQMP to reassess each individual? If there is not one fixed price, then what is the average cost per case?

What budget does the BMA / IQMP costs come from?

How many retirees does WYFRS currently have a recommendation to reassess from a medical professional.

I look forward to your response,

Yours faithfully,

Dave Eason

Information, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

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Dear Dave Eason

 

Re: Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Request for Information

 

Thank you for your email dated 27 July 2019, which was received by West
Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service on 29 July 2019, requesting the
following information:

 

How many WYFRS employees have been retired early to pension due to ill
health?

How many of these have had their pension entitlement reassessed.

How many of these have had their pension reassessed twice?

How many have had their pension reassessed more than twice?

How much does it cost for an ill health reassessment from the brigade
medical advisor? If there is not one fixed price, then what is the average
cost per case?

How much does it cost for an IQMP to reassess each individual? If there is
not one fixed price, then what is the average cost per case?

What budget does the BMA / IQMP costs come from?

How many retirees does WYFRS currently have a recommendation to reassess
from a medical professional.

 

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service acknowledges receipt of your
request and confirms that it will respond to you with the information it
holds, unless the information is covered by one of the exemptions in the
Act. We will respond to you as soon as possible, and in any event within
the 20 working days required by the Freedom of Information Act 2000, in
the manner requested. Accordingly, we will respond with the information
that you have requested by 26 July 2019.

 

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, I will
let you know. A fees notice will be issued to you, and you will be
required to pay before we will proceed to deal with your request.

 

Exemptions under the Act

Although you may request any information we hold, there are a few
exemptions under the Act that mean that we may not be able to disclose the
information you need. If we decide that we cannot release the information
requested, we will explain which exemption is relevant in this case.

 

If you have any queries, or wish to discuss any aspect of your request,
please do not hesitate to contact us on 01274 473787, quoting the
reference number provided above.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Aleemah Mohmin

Information Governance Administrator

Corporate Services

 

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

Oakroyd Hall | Bradford Road | Birkenshaw | West Yorkshire | BD11 2DY

 

T: 01274 473787

 

The information that you supplied with your Request for Information will
be entered into a filing system and will only be accessed by authorised
persons of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. The information will be
retained and will be used for the purpose of (a) processing your request
for information; (b) helping us to make decisions about how we handle
requests for information, and (c) informing the public from time to time
of the types of requests we have received and how we have responded.

 

In the case of (c) no information about you would be disclosed to the
public.

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Aleemah Mohmin, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

Our ref: IM20190806-02               

 

 

Dear Mr Smith

 

Re: Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Request for Information

 

Thank you for your email dated 6 August 2019, which was received by West
Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service on the same day, requesting the
following information:

 

1. Number of Printers within the service?

 2. Who are the main printer supplier(s)?

 3. Who are the main supplier(s) of print consumables (Toner, spares,
etc)?

 4. Does the service  have a support contract(s) for Printers?

 5. What is the length of the printer support contract?

 6. What are the start and end dates for the print support contract(s)?

 7. What is the approximate spend on printers and consumables during the 
last financial year?

 8. What is the number of MFD’s or Photocopiers within the service?

 9. Who are the main MFD / Copier Suppliers(s)?

 10. What is the length of the MFD contract(s)?

 11. What are the start and end dates on the MFD contracts(s)?

 12. Approximate spend on MFD’s and consumables during the last financial 
year?

 13. Does the service have a managed print contract?

 14. What are the start and end dates for this contract?

15. Does this include print management software and if so what package?

15. Which procurement route or framework was used to procure this service?

 16. Does the service have one or more onsite printrooms?

 17. If the service has an onsite printroom is this managed in house or 
outsourced?

 18. How many staff work in the printroom?

 19. Who are the main MFD / Photocopier Suppliers(s) for the Printroom 
devices?

 20. What is the length of the MFD/Photocopier contract(s) for the 
Printroom?

 21. What are the start and end dates on the MFD/Photocopier contracts(s) 
for the Printroom?

 22. Which procurement route or framework was used to procure this
service?

 23. What is the approximate spend on MFD’s/Photocopiers and consumables 
for the last financial year?

 24. Who is the main supplier(s) of the services higher volume
devices,commercial  print (leaflets, forms, posters, letterhead, etc)?

 25. Is the commercial print contracted or purchased Ad-Hoc?

 26. If commercial print is contracted, when is the contract end date?

 27. Which procurement route or framework was used to procure this
service?

 

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service acknowledges receipt of your
request and confirms that it will respond to you with the information it
holds, unless the information is covered by one of the exemptions in the
Act. We will respond to you as soon as possible, and in any event within
the 20 working days required by the Freedom of Information Act 2000, in
the manner requested. Accordingly, we will respond with the information
that you have requested by 23 July 2019.

 

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, I will
let you know. A fees notice will be issued to you, and you will be
required to pay before we will proceed to deal with your request.

 

Exemptions under the Act

Although you may request any information we hold, there are a few
exemptions under the Act that mean that we may not be able to disclose the
information you need. If we decide that we cannot release the information
requested, we will explain which exemption is relevant in this case.

 

If you have any queries, or wish to discuss any aspect of your request,
please do not hesitate to contact us on 01274 473787, quoting the
reference number provided above.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Aleemah Mohmin

Information Governance Administrator

Corporate Services

 

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

Oakroyd Hall | Bradford Road | Birkenshaw | West Yorkshire | BD11 2DY

 

T: 01274 473787

 

The information that you supplied with your Request for Information will
be entered into a filing system and will only be accessed by authorised
persons of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. The information will be
retained and will be used for the purpose of (a) processing your request
for information; (b) helping us to make decisions about how we handle
requests for information, and (c) informing the public from time to time
of the types of requests we have received and how we have responded.

 

In the case of (c) no information about you would be disclosed to the
public.

 

 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Aleemah Mohmin, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

Our ref: IM20190806-02

 

 

Dear Mr Smith

 

Re: Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Request for Information

 

Thank you for your email dated 6 August 2019, which was received by West
Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service on the same day, requesting the
following information:

 

1. Number of Printers within the service?

2. Who are the main printer supplier(s)?

3. Who are the main supplier(s) of print consumables (Toner, spares, etc)?

4. Does the service have a support contract(s) for Printers?

5. What is the length of the printer support contract?

6. What are the start and end dates for the print support contract(s)?

7. What is the approximate spend on printers and consumables during the
last financial year?

8. What is the number of MFD’s or Photocopiers within the service?

9. Who are the main MFD / Copier Suppliers(s)?

10. What is the length of the MFD contract(s)?

11. What are the start and end dates on the MFD contracts(s)?

12. Approximate spend on MFD’s and consumables during the last financial
year?

13. Does the service have a managed print contract?

14. What are the start and end dates for this contract?

15. Does this include print management software and if so what package?

15. Which procurement route or framework was used to procure this service?

16. Does the service have one or more onsite printrooms?

17. If the service has an onsite printroom is this managed in house or
outsourced?

18. How many staff work in the printroom?

19. Who are the main MFD / Photocopier Suppliers(s) for the Printroom
devices?

20. What is the length of the MFD/Photocopier contract(s) for the
Printroom?

21. What are the start and end dates on the MFD/Photocopier contracts(s)
for the Printroom?

22. Which procurement route or framework was used to procure this service?

23. What is the approximate spend on MFD’s/Photocopiers and consumables
for the last financial year?

24. Who is the main supplier(s) of the services higher volume
devices,commercial print (leaflets, forms, posters, letterhead, etc)?

25. Is the commercial print contracted or purchased Ad-Hoc?

26. If commercial print is contracted, when is the contract end date?

27. Which procurement route or framework was used to procure this service?

 

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service acknowledges receipt of your
request and confirms that it will respond to you with the information it
holds, unless the information is covered by one of the exemptions in the
Act. We will respond to you as soon as possible, and in any event within
the 20 working days required by the Freedom of Information Act 2000, in
the manner requested. Accordingly, we will respond with the information
that you have requested by 4 September 2019.

 

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, I will
let you know. A fees notice will be issued to you, and you will be
required to pay before we will proceed to deal with your request.

 

Exemptions under the Act

Although you may request any information we hold, there are a few
exemptions under the Act that mean that we may not be able to disclose the
information you need. If we decide that we cannot release the information
requested, we will explain which exemption is relevant in this case.

 

If you have any queries, or wish to discuss any aspect of your request,
please do not hesitate to contact us on 01274 473787, quoting the
reference number provided above.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Aleemah Mohmin

Information Governance Administrator

Corporate Services

 

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

Oakroyd Hall | Bradford Road | Birkenshaw | West Yorkshire | BD11 2DY

 

T: 01274 473787

 

The information that you supplied with your Request for Information will
be entered into a filing system and will only be accessed by authorised
persons of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. The information will be
retained and will be used for the purpose of (a) processing your request
for information; (b) helping us to make decisions about how we handle
requests for information, and (c) informing the public from time to time
of the types of requests we have received and how we have responded.

 

In the case of (c) no information about you would be disclosed to the
public.

 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Information, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

Our ref: IM20190729-01

 

8 August 2019

 

 

Dear Mr Eason

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000

 

Thank you for your request for information dated 27 July 2019, which was
received by the West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service on 29 July 2019.

 

Your request is as follows:

 

·         How many WYFRS employees have been retired early to pension due
to ill health?

·         How many of these have had their pension entitlement reassessed.

·         How many of these have had their pension reassessed twice?

·         How many have had their pension reassessed more than twice?

·         How much does it cost for an ill health reassessment from the
brigade medical advisor? If there is not one fixed price, then what is the
average cost per case?

·         How much does it cost for an IQMP to reassess each individual?
If there is not one fixed price, then what is the average cost per case?

·         What budget does the BMA / IQMP costs come from?

·         How many retirees does WYFRS currently have a recommendation to
reassess from a medical professional.

 

West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service response:

 

West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service have now completed its search for the
information you requested and can now confirm as follows:-

 

·         54

·         24 in total (including six who are currently going through the
process), 10 additional reviews scheduled between now and 2022.

·         2 (all 1992)

·         0

·         £75

·         £873

·         Occupational Health Budget

·         24

 

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or in any case within two months of the date of issue of this email. In
the event that you require a review to be undertaken, you can do so by
writing to the Information Management Officer, Corporate Services at:

 

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

Oakroyd Hall

Birkenshaw

West Yorkshire

BD11 2DY

Telephone: 01274 473787

E-mail: [1][West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service request email]

 

If you are not satisfied with the assistance that you get from the West
Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service or if we have not been able to resolve
your complaint and feel that a formal complaint needs to be made then this
should be addressed to the office of the Information Commissioner. This is
the organisation that ensures compliance with the Freedom of Information
Act 2000 and that deals with formal complaints. They can be contacted at:

 

Information Commissioner

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Telephone: 01625 545745

Web: [2]www.ico.org.uk

 

If you require further advice about the information we have sent or wish
to discuss any aspect of your request, please do not hesitate to contact
us on 01274 473787, quoting the reference number provided above.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Aleemah Mohmin

Information Management Assistant

Corporate Services

 

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Information Act 2000 or Environmental Information Regulations 2004
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