FiReControl and the Regionalisation of the Fire Service - Commons Library Standard Note

Published 14 July 2010 | Standard notes SN03766

Amended 11 January 2012

Authors: Brenda Brevitt , Oliver Bennett, Brenda Brevitt

Topic: Emergencies and disaster management, Emergency services, Fire services

The FiReControl project, involving the closure of local fire control rooms and the establishment of 9 regional control rooms, has been highly controversial. This note covers the background to the reform and recent developments.

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