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I would like to know the total number of payments and total amounts that have been made to Crowdcontrol HQ since 2010. The last payment to this company was for £12,000, which was paid in December 2013.

I would also like to know the full details of the work has been completed by the firm.


Since 05 September 2011 payments totalling £38,250 + VAT 20% have been made to CrowdControlHQ for the co-ordination and protection of West Midlands Police Social Media Sites.

All Facebook/Twitter Accounts can be plugged into CrowdControlHQ to ensure that all social media assets are kept safe and secure. A central support team then have visibility over all activity

Further information can be found on the following website

As recommended as good practice by the Information Commissioner’s Office a version of this response may be published on the West Midlands Police website.


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