Inspections and Notices



Request detail: 

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I seek the following information:

  1. For 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 (to date), please break down by year:

a. The number of on site inspections of premises carried out by fire service personnel

b. The number of specialist fire safety inspectors (not fire station firefighters) in post

c. The numbers of "Alterations Notices" served by the fire authority in respect of major works proposed on any tower block

d. The number of "Enforcement Notices" served by the fire authority on any tower block

e. The number of "Prohibition Notices" served on any tower block because the risk to persons from fire was "excessive"

f. The number of prosecutions of any "Responsible Person" with control of the common parts of the tower block because of the offence of placing relevant persons at risk of death or serious injury from fire. NB the term "at risk" which implies that a fire does not have to occur for the offence to be committed.

2. Any documents relating to the training of fire inspectors

Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. Please refer to the attached for the information requested for question 1. For question 2. ‘Any documents relating to the training of fire inspectors’, further clarification is required for this part of the FOI request, please contact Louise Goodhead on 01743 260232 as per her email to you on 30th June 2017 (please see the attached).
For c. Alterations Notices, d. Enforcement Notices and e. Prohibition Notices please refer to the Chief Fire Officers’ Association website where this information is published:

Information Released: 



Tuesday, 27 June, 2017


Friday, 7 July, 2017