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Authority Documents

Fire Authority Members Handbook

Some key documents that can be found within the Members Handbook are: 

  • FRA Terms of Reference
  • Functions of the Chief Fire Officer / Chief Eexecutive
  • Functions of the Deputy Chief Fire Officer
  • Functions of the Treasurer
  • Functions of the Clerk
  • Area Manager Portfolio Priorities

Fire Authority Member Resources

Documents that provide information and advice for the members of the Fire & Rescue Authority are available below to view or download.

Annual Governance Statement 2018-19

The Fire and Rescue National Framework for England, published in May 2018, states that fire and rescue authorities and their services remain free to operate in a way that enables the most efficient and effective delivery of their services. However, this freedom and flexibility means that fire and rescue services need to demonstrate that they are accountable to their communities and transparent and states that each Fire and Rescue authority must provide annual assurance by producing a Statement of Assurance on the following key areas:

  • financial information
  • governance
  • operational matters
  • framework requirements
  • future improvements

Annual Statement of Assurance

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