The core policy statements that underpin the Service’s governance
The legal commitments of the Authority in running the Fire and Rescue Service
The legal commitments of the Authority in setting and spending its annual budget
Contract and Procurement Standing Orders
The legal commitments around how we enter into contracts and procure goods and services
Scheme of Delegation to Officers
Setting out which areas of business can be carried out by officers without the need for full Authority approval
Civil Contingencies Act 2004
Establishes a clear set of roles and responsibilities for those involved in emergency preparation and response at the local level.
Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004
An Act which clarifies the duties and powers of Fire and Rescue Authorities.
Fire and Rescue National Framework for England 2018
The national framework sets out the government’s expectations and requirements for fire and rescue authorities.
Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
An Act to make further provision for securing the health, safety and welfare of persons at work.
Policing and Crime Act 2017
A Bill to make provision for collaboration between the emergency services; to make provision about the handling of police complaints and other matters relating to police conduct.
The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
Guidance for fire and rescue authorities and other bodies about their duty to enforce fire safety in non-domestic premises.
The Fire and Rescue Services (Emergencies) (England) Order 2007
The Order places a duty on fire and rescue services (in England) to have the capability to remove chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive contaminants from people at an emergency.
General Data Protection Regulation
The GDPR mandates a baseline set of standards for companies that handle EU citizens’ data to better safeguard the processing and movement of citizens’ personal data.
Data Protection Act 2018
The Data Protection Act updates our data protection laws for the digital age.