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

Info, Cleveland Fire Brigade

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Dear Ramzy,
 
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within the statutory timescales.
 
Kind Regards
Freedom of Information Officer
Cleveland Fire Brigade
Training & Administration Hub
Endeavour House
Queens Meadow Business Park
Hartlepool
TS25 5TH
01429 872311
 
 
 
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Info, Cleveland Fire Brigade

OFFICIAL:

Dear Ramzy,
 
Freedom of Information Request
 
I am writing further to your email of 16 January 2020 where you requested
the following information:
 
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.
 
Cleveland Fire Brigade operational stations:
2015= 15,
2016 = 15
2017 = 14
2018 = 14
2019 = 14
 
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.
 
2015,17,18,19 = none
2016= 1- Marine Fire Station, Middlesbrough
 
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.
 
 

Full Time Part Time
01/04/2015 499 99
01/04/2016 473 107
01/04/2017 467 135
01/04/2018 457 119
01/04/2019 431 125

 
 
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address below or email [1][Cleveland Fire Brigade request email]
 
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Information Commissioner’s own working practices.
 
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Generally, The ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the
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Cheshire,
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Should you have any queries or require any additional information, please
contact me on the details listed 
 
Yours sincerely,
 
Freedom of Information Officer
Cleveland Fire Brigade
Training & Administration Hub
Endeavour House
Queens Meadow Business Park
Hartlepool
TS25 5TH
01429 872311
 
 

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