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Reference: 2021 – 261 / WE4948
Date of response: 15th October 2021



Dear Information Team,

This is an information request relating to size of offices, revenue and general staffing of your PCC office.

Please provide the following information:

· The total cost of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s office in 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20, and 2020-21
· The total remuneration bill in 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20, and 2020-21. Remuneration should be taken to mean pay, pension contributions, bonuses and any other benefits in kind. Please itemize all of these separately.
· The total remuneration paid to the Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner in 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20, and 2020-21

I would prefer a response via email, but if this is not possible, I will gladly accept letters to the address below.

Please acknowledge this information request as soon as possible.


Please see the below response to your request.

Your request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is refused. It is exempt from disclosure under Section 21 of the FOIA (Information reasonably available to the applicant by other means).
The information you have requested is already published by this office via annual budgets and statements of accounts, which are available on our website:

Should you have any further enquiries concerning this matter, please write to the Information Compliance Unit; Information Compliance Unit, PO Box 55, Worcester, WR3 8SP. Email: [email protected]

Yours sincerely,

FOI Officer
West Mercia PCC


If you think that the Police and Crime Commissioner has failed to supply information in accordance with the publication scheme, then you should write in the first instance, to the:

Chief Executive, OPCC – West Mercia, Hindlip Hall, Worcester. WR3 8SP

The PCC will aim to deal with your complaint within 10 working days. If you are dissatisfied with the response you can ask for the matter to be internally reviewed. Internal reviews will be completed promptly and a response given to you within 20 working days of your further request.

If, after the internal review, you remain dissatisfied, then you can complain to the Information Commissioner (Office of the Information Commissioner), Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF).