11 February 2020
Dear Mr Alwakeel,
Thank you for your request for information dated 16 January 2020.
This request was handled under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000.
I confirm that Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service (NFRS) holds the information you requested.
You asked for:
The number of fire stations operated by the fire and rescue service in the years 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.
NFRS operational staff work across the 24 fire stations listed on the NFRS website: https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/our-stations
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.
NFRS Central Fire Station, Nottingham closed in September 2016 with crews and appliances transferring immediately with no break in service to a new Fire Station on London Road, Nottingham.
NFRS Newark Fire Station moved buildings with no break in service within the same overall plot in September 2018.
NFRS Hucknall Fire Station moved within Hucknall with no break in service in November 2019.
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 confirm NFRS holds this information.
As this information is freely available we aren’t supplying it in this letter as allowed in s21 FOIA.
Staff numbers are freely available in national Fire Statistics table 1101: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/fire-statistics-data-tables#workforce-and-workforce-diversity
If you’re unhappy with the way your request for information has been handled, you can use the NFRS FOI complaints process. If you need assistance with this, please contact us.
Telephone: 0115 967 0880
Head of Corporate Support
Freedom of Information
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service
Nottingham NG5 8PD
If you’re still unhappy after we have responded to your complaint, you have a right to appeal to the Information Commissioner:
The Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.
Telephone: 0303 123 1113
There is no charge for making an appeal.
Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service