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Co-Responder Schemes

Co-Responder Schemes

The RFU has always supported the use of Co-Responder schemes within the Fire Service.

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Warks RFU gain Full Collective Bargaining rights

On 16 September 2011 RFU President and Warwickshire RFU Chair, Anthony Morgan on behalf of the RFU and Chief Fire Officer Graeme Smith on behalf of Warwickshire FRS and Warwickshire Fire Authority, signed a Consultation and Negotiation Agreement which formalises the relationship between all parties. CFO Smith and Warks RFU Committee signing the agreement Local officials in Warwickshire have for a […]

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Single Police and Fire Service in Scotland

The First Minister confirmed in a Parliamentary statement today (07 September 2011) that there will be a single Scottish Fire and Rescue Service. The Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Kenny MacAskill, gave a statement to Parliament and published a consultation document seeking views on proposals for the detailed operation of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service. […]

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National Roundup – July 2011

PTW settlement update Members continue to enquire as to when the settlement payments will finally be made. Our response to them and all members is that the RFU has met its obligations in full in providing Popularis (the third party dealing with all PTW claims) with the relevant information concerning claimants and current employees over […]

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Fire Futures

Fire Futures – A fire sector led review Fire Futures is a strategic review of the Fire and Rescue Service with the objective of shaping the future structure and direction of the Fire and Rescue Service in England. Related documents Chair's Foreword (218KB) Role of the fire and rescue service – Delivery Models (218KB) Efficiency, […]

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