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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

How we are working to keep our FOI Requests running during COVID-19

Reviews and Appeals

Review process

If you’re not happy with our response to a request, you can ask for a review.

You must send your request in writing within 40 working days of the first decision.

PLEASE NOTE – DUE TO COVID-19 OUR OFFICES ARE TEMPORARILY CLOSED, WE ARE UNABLE TO RECEIVE POSTAL REQUESTS, PLEASE USE THE EMAIL ADDRESS BELOW FOR CORRESPONDENCE AT THIS TIME.

Send your request via email to foi@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk.

You can also write to us via:

Freedom of Information Unit
West Midlands Police
PO Box 52, Lloyd House
Colmore Circus Queensway
Birmingham
B4 6NQ

Make sure you include your request reference number, and why you want a review. We aim to respond to you within 20 working days.

Appeal to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)

If you’re not happy with our response to your review, you can also appeal to the ICO. They will then decide if we have acted correctly.

You can find out how to request an appeal by visiting their website.

You can also call 0303 123 113, or write to:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF
Website: ico.org.uk

Please note due to Covid-19:

The ICO’s offices will be closed for the foreseeable future. They are therefore unable to receive correspondence via post, you can instead link to their contact page.