Fire and Rescue Services: Finance

Home Office written question – answered on 9th January 2019.

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Photo of Chi Onwurah Chi Onwurah Shadow Minister (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Industrial Strategy)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will set a timescale for reinstating capital funding for fire and rescue services.

Photo of Nick Hurd Nick Hurd The Minister of State, Home Department, Minister of State (London)

All future funding requirements for fire and rescue services will be considered as part of the 2019 Spending Review.

In 2019/2020, fire and rescue services will receive approximately £2.3bn in funding. It is the responsibility of each fire and rescue service to determine how best to allocate its resources effectively, including meeting any capital requirements.

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