Judicial Review



Request detail: 

Please could you tell me the estimated cost to the Fire Authority of the judicial review into the West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner’s takeover of fire governance?

Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request.

This information is already available on our website in the Statement of Accounts 2017/18 Report (Report 10) which went to the Shropshire and Wrekin Fire and Rescue Authority on 20th June 2018.  Please refer to page 4, paragraph 2 under ‘General Fund Balance 2017/18’, which states ‘At its meeting on 23 May 2018, the Authority agreed the creation of a provision of £70,000, for potential legal costs relating to the challenge of the transfer of governance of the Police and Crime Commissioner.’  Please use this link to access the report on our website:  


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Friday, 24 August, 2018


Monday, 24 September, 2018