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Fire and Rescue Services: Staff

Home Office written question – answered on 6th March 2019.

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Photo of Stephen Morgan Stephen Morgan Labour, Portsmouth South

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the findings of Dame Judith Hackitt’s May 2018 Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, what steps his Department is taking to ensure adequate staffing of the Fire and Rescue Service.

Photo of Stephen Morgan Stephen Morgan Labour, Portsmouth South

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the findings of Dame Judith Hackitt’s May 2018 Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the Fire and Rescue Service is adequately resourced to conduct inspections of residential buildings.

Photo of Stephen Morgan Stephen Morgan Labour, Portsmouth South

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the findings of Dame Judith Hackitt’s May 2018 Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, what steps his Department is taking to tackle shortages in fire engineering expertise.

Photo of Nick Hurd Nick Hurd The Minister of State, Home Department

Fire and rescue authorities have the resources they need to undertake their important work.

It is the responsibility of fire and rescue services to ensure that they organise their resources effectively to deliver their core functions across prevention, protection and response.

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