Finance and corporate governance

requests relating to budgets and expenses including salaries, pensions, pay scales, contracts and trade union subscriptions.  Also how the Fire Authority is run and how decisions are made.

Clinical Governance


Friday, 3 March, 2017


Thursday, 30 March, 2017

Request detail: 

Please may you tell me who is responsible for the Clinical Governance of the medical supplies carried on your equipment and the medical training of your crew members?

Maverick Spend


Thursday, 8 December, 2016


Thursday, 15 December, 2016

Request detail: 

1. Please find below the details of my Freedom of Information request.


Find out the percentage of maverick spend within an organisation
Find out how this is being prevented

Maverick spend

What is the total percentage of spend classed as ‘maverick spend’ across your department in the following financial years?

*Maverick spend is defined as any purchase made outside of the remit of the procurement function.


Maverick spend percentage

Maverick spend total

2012 – 2013

2013 – 2014

Copy Paper


Thursday, 8 September, 2016


Wednesday, 21 September, 2016

Request detail: 

1. What was the latest price paid per ream (500 sheets) of standard white copier paper (80 gsm or equivalent)? 

2. If the answer to question 1. is not representative of a usual price paid, what is the average price paid per ream of copier paper during financial year 2015/16? 

3. How many reams of copy paper were purchased during the 2015/16 financial year? 

HR and Payroll Software


Wednesday, 1 June, 2016


Thursday, 23 June, 2016

Request detail: 

I would be grateful if you could answer my queries to the following questions

 1. When your current contract with HR and Payroll software expires. 

 2. Where/if services will be tendered.

 3. Are you joined to another fire service or police service with regards to the above

Compensation claims 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13


Tuesday, 18 February, 2014


Friday, 14 March, 2014

Request detail: 

Under the Freedom of Information Act I request the following information on ALL compensation claims paid to fire-fighters.

1) The number of court-ordered settlements or out-of-court settlements paid to firefighters by the fire authority in the past three years, broken down by year i.e. claims settled in last three years irrespective of original claim date.

2) The total cost of these settlements in each of the past three years, broken down by year (i.e. 2012/2013, 2011/12/ 2010/11).


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