Stations & Staff

Reference: 

986

Request detail: 

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. In order to assist you with this request, I am outlining my enquiry as specifically as possible. If however this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you would contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters.

I would like to know how the fire and rescue service has changed since 2015.

As such, I would like to know the number of fire stations operated by the fire and rescue service in the years 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

I would also like a list of the fire stations which closed down each year and a list of the fire stations which opened each year in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Finally, I would like to know the number of full-time and part-time staff employed by the fire and rescue service in each of the years 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. Please see responses below

I would like to know how the fire and rescue service has changed since 2015.

As such, I would like to know the number of fire stations operated by the fire and rescue service in the years 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. - 23 Stations 

I would also like a list of the fire stations which closed down each year and a list of the fire stations which opened each year in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.  - Zero

Finally, I would like to know the number of full-time and part-time staff employed by the fire and rescue service in each of the years 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.         

                                Wholetime                        RDS/On Call        Control                                 Support Staff

2015                       169 F/T                                 313                         16 F/T, 2 P/T                      63 F/T, 18 P/T

2016                       179 F/T                                 335                         16 F/T, 2 P/T                      60 F/T, 18 P/T

2017                       173 F/T, 1 P/T                    335                         17 F/T, 2 P/T                      55 F/T, 22 P/T

2018                       178 F/T, 3 P/T                    332                         16 F/T, 2 P/T                      62 F/T, 14 P/T

2019                       177 F/T, 4 P/T                    319                         17 F/T, 2 P/T                      61 F/T, 21 P/T

 

Information Released: 

Yes

Received: 

Thursday, 16 January, 2020

Responded: 

Thursday, 13 February, 2020

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