Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Subject Page

Fire

On this page you can view all reports, special reports, oral and written evidence published by the Committee relating to fire. You can also view any Government Replies received by the Committee and details of any current inquiries in this subject area. This is divided into Parliamentary Sessions:

2005-06 | 2004-05 | 2003-04 | 2002-03 | 2001-02




2005-06

The Fire and Rescue Service - please see the inquiry page for details.




2004-05

There were no inquiries on fire related matters carried out by the Committee in Session 2004-05.




2003-04

The Fire Service

Third Report from the Committee, Session 2003-04, HC 43-I published on 23 January 2004

Written Evidence:

HC 1168-II, Session 2002-03 published on 20 October 2003

Supplementary written evidence submitted after 20 October 2003 was published as an appendix to the report.

Oral Evidence:

Tuesday 21 October 2003, HC 1168-i

10.00am    Greater Manchester County Fire Service, Kent Fire Brigade and the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA)

10.30am    Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service/Friends of Merseyside Fire Service, Loop Customer Management Limited - Fire Service Direct and Cheshire Fire Service

11.00am    South West Forum of Fire Authorities, including an employer of retained fire fighters

Tuesday 4 November 2003, HC 1168-ii

9.15am    Dr. Mike Dennett, Independent Fire Consultant and Ms Ann Everton, Professor of Fire Law

9.45am    Retained Firefighters’ Union (RFU), Association of Principal Fire Officers’ (APFO) and the Fire Officers’ Association (FOA)

10.15am    Chief and Assistant Chief Fire Officers’ Association (CACFOA)

10.45am    The Fire Brigades’ Union (FBU)

Tuesday 11 November 2003, HC 1168-iii

9.15am    HM Fire Service Inspectorate and the Fire service College

9.45am    Local Government Association (LGA)

10.15am    Audit Commission

Tuesday 19 November 2003, HC 1168-iv

2.30pm    Professor Sir George Bain, Chairman of the Independent Review of the Fire Service

Wednesday 20 November 2003, HC 1168-v

9.15am    Rt Hon Nick Raynsford MP, Minister for Local and Regional Government, Clive Norris, Director, Fire, Health and Safety, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Sir Graham Meldrum, HM Chief Inspector of Fire Services

Government Response:

Cm 6154 published in March 2004




2002-03

There were no inquiries on fire related matters carried out by the Committee in Session 2002-03.




2001-02

There were no inquiries on fire related matters carried out by the Committee in Session 2001-02.