Changes to the fire and rescue service since 2015

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To whom it may concern,

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.

I understand that under the Act, I should be entitled to a response within 20 working days. I would be grateful if you would confirm in writing that you have received this request.
I would really appreciate your help with this request – I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,

Ramzy Alwakeel

Freedom of Information, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service

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Dear Mr Alwakeel

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000/Data Protection Act 1998 Request –
Reference: 1457

 

Thank you for your recent request for information about changes to the
fire and rescue service since 2015.

 

Your request was received on 17 January 2020 and we are dealing with it
under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000/Data Protection Act
1998. We will respond to you as soon as possible, but at the latest by 14
February 2020.

 

If you do not hear from us by this date, please contact the Executive
Support Office on 01606 868700 or by email to [1][email address].

 

Thank you for your co-operation.

 

 

Tracy Radcliffe

Governance Officer

 

Cheshire Fire & Rescue Service,

Clemonds Hey, Oakmere Road,

Winsford, Cheshire, CW7 2UA

Tel: 01606 868810

email: [2][email address]

 

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Freedom of Information, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service

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Dear Mr Alwakeel

 

Your request, received on 17 January 2020, Reference 1457

 

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.

 

 

Our response 20 January 2020

 

1.    The number of Fire Stations worked from during the years 2015, 2016,
2017, 2018 and 2019.

 

Please note these have been split between operational and non operational
(Other - Training and Headquarters).

 

Year Operational Other
2019 28 2
2018 28 2
2017 28 2
2016 25 2
2015 25 1

 

 

2.    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

 

No Fire Stations closed during the years 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

 

Four Fire Stations opened during the years 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019
as below

 

Alsager – 2015

Lymm – 2017

Penketh – 2017

Powey Lane – 2017

 

 

3.    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. 

 

Please see table below figures as at 31 December in each year requested

 

31
Dec/ Full Part Total
Year Time Time Staff 
2019 556 324 880
2018 533 305 838
2017 562 335 897
2016 584 309 893
2015 609 277 886

 

 

Response prepared by: 

 

Rosalind Simon

Data Systems Analyst – Joint Corporate Services

 

 

Notes

 

If you have any queries about this information, or, if you would like any
further assistance with this information, please contact Rosalind Simon on
telephone number 01606 366823, or by e-mail to
[1][email address]

 

If you are still dissatisfied with any aspect of our response to your
request, please contact us by email at [2][email address] or write
to the Information Manager at the address below. We will endeavour to
assist you, and then advise you how to progress a formal review if you
require.

 

 

 

Tracy Radcliffe

Governance Officer

 

Cheshire Fire & Rescue Service,

Clemonds Hey, Oakmere Road,

Winsford, Cheshire, CW7 2UA

Tel: 01606 868810

email: [3][email address]

 

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