Fire prevention and rescue

Policy papers and consultations

sorted by Updated (newest)
  1. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005: call for evidence

    This call for evidence seeks views and evidence on the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 for England in workplaces and the parts used in common in multi-occupied residential buildings.

  2. Enabling police and crime commissioners to sit and vote on combined fire and rescue authorities

    We are seeking views on the proposal to vary the combination schemes of combined fire and rescue authorities to implement the ‘representation model’ of the Policing and Crime Act 2017.

  3. A revised Fire and Rescue National Framework for England

    We are consulting on a proposed new National Framework for Fire and Rescue in England.

  4. Re-employing senior fire officers after their retirement

    We are seeking views on an addition to the Fire and Rescue National Framework to discourage the re-employment of senior officers following retirement.

  5. Firefighters' pension schemes: amendments

    Consultation on amendments to the firefighters' pension schemes, including ensuring that survivors of firefighters retain their survivor benefits on re-marriage.

  6. Future control room improvements: fire and rescue authority schemes, November 2016

    Progress update on fire and rescue authorities' local projects to improve their control rooms.

  7. Fire and rescue national framework: 2016 progress report

    Report by the Home Secretary on fire and rescue authorities’ compliance with the fire and rescue national framework for England.

  8. Future control room improvements: fire and rescue authority schemes (December 2015 update)

    Summary of improvements being made to control room services; and progress made regarding disposal of the ex-fire regional control centres.

  9. 2010 to 2015 government policy: fire prevention and rescue

    We work with all 46 fire authorities to make sure standards are consistent nationally, giving them freedom to decide on local services.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  10. Combined fire and rescue authority for Dorset and Wiltshire

    Consultation on the proposed merger of Dorset Fire and Rescue Authority and Wiltshire and Swindon Fire and Rescue Authority in April 2016.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  11. Future control room services scheme and ex-fire regional control centres (March 2015 update)

    Summary national picture of fire and rescue authority improvement plans and update on the disposal of ex-fire regional control centres.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  12. Firefighters’ pension scheme 2015: proposals for new governance arrangements

    Consultation on the regulations relating to the introduction of new governance arrangements and a cost control mechanism for the firefighters’ pension schemes in England.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  13. Firefighters' pension schemes transitional arrangements

    This consultation seeks views on the draft transitional regulations and compensation order to come into force on 1 April 2015.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  14. Firefighter fitness standards and assessment

    Proposed changes to the Fire and Rescue National Framework.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  15. Fire and rescue national framework for England

    The national framework sets out the government’s expectations and requirements for fire and rescue authorities.

  16. Fire Kills campaign: annual report 2013 to 2014

    This annual report details the work undertaken by the Fire Kills campaign in 2013 to 2014.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  17. Consultation on the regulations to introduce a new firefighters’ pension scheme from April 2015

    This is the second consultation on the regulations relating to membership and benefits in the new firefighters’ pension scheme 2015.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  18. Future control room services scheme: summary national picture of fire and rescue authority improvement plans (October 2014 update)

    A high-level national summary of the improvements being made by fire and rescue authorities to their control room services.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  19. Ex-fire regional control centres: marketing and disposal summary update (October 2014)

    Six-monthly update on the progress made to reduce costs and the marketing and disposal of the remaining ex-fire regional control centres.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  20. Fire and Rescue National Framework: 2014 progress report

    Report by the Secretary of State on fire and rescue authorities’ compliance with the Fire and Rescue National Framework.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government