Headcount

Reference: 

891

Request detail: 

Dear Colleague,

We are collecting information about the number of staff employed by fire and rescue services. Below is the information we would like to obtain from you under the Freedom of Information Act.

Specifically we would like to know how many (a) wholetime firefighter, (b) retained firefighter, (c) fire control room, (d) support staff and (e) total staff there were employed in your Fire and Rescue Service, measured by headcount, on 31 March 2018 and 31 March 2019.

We would appreciate a table for the respective years detailing the data in the following format:

 

How many people were employed by the fire and rescue service (headcount) in the following roles on 31 March 2018:

Headcount

Wholetime

Retained

Control

Support

Total

 

How many people were employed by the fire and rescue service (headcount) in the following roles on 31 March 2019:

Headcount:

Wholetime

Retained

Control

Support

Total

 

Please note this is the same criteria used for reporting to governments.

Response detail: 

Dear Colleague,

We are collecting information about the number of staff employed by fire and rescue services. Below is the information we would like to obtain from you under the Freedom of Information Act.

Specifically we would like to know how many (a) wholetime firefighter, (b) retained firefighter, (c) fire control room, (d) support staff and (e) total staff there were employed in your Fire and Rescue Service, measured by headcount, on 31 March 2018 and 31 March 2019.

We would appreciate a table for the respective years detailing the data in the following format:

 

How many people were employed by the fire and rescue service (headcount) in the following roles on 31 March 2018:

This data is already published on the Government’s Fire Statistics Data Tables under ‘Workforce and workforce diversity’:   https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/fire-statistics-data...

The table below also contains the same data.

Headcount :

Wholetime 174

Retained 340

Control 19

Support 79

Total 612

 

How many people were employed by the fire and rescue service (headcount) in the following roles on 31 March 2019:

This data will be published on the Government’s Fire Statistics Data Tables this year, however please note that these figures have not yet been verified and may be subject to change

Headcount:

Wholetime 185

Retained 327

Control 19

Support 74

Total 605

 

Please note this is the same criteria used for reporting to governments.

Information Released: 

Yes

Received: 

Friday, 5 April, 2019

Responded: 

Tuesday, 30 April, 2019

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