Key announcements

Due to scheduled maintenance Tuesday 10 December 8:00am to 9:00am, some of our online forms may be unavailable. We apologise for any inconvenience. The general election takes place on Thursday 12 December 2019. Check who your candidate is and where to vote.

Transparency and open data

We publish a range of data that you can download and reuse, under the terms of the Open Government Licence for public sector information. Open data is data that can be freely used, reused and redistributed by anyone.

Birmingham’s Data Factory is a website where organisations in the West Midlands Combined Authority publish their open data. It currently provides access to various datasets, covering areas such as; mandatory datasets relating to financial expenditure; such as payments over £500 made to suppliers, government procurement card transactions and procurement information, including the existing waste contract. Also, datasets requested by city activists, such as housing and cycling data and data the public is interested in such as planning and street cleansing.

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