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ln anticipation of the abolition of the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority and its replacement by the London Fire Commissioner from 1 April 2018, the Mayor has issued a Direction to the London Fire Commissioner (LFC): the London Fire Commissioner Governance Direction 2018.
Under the Policing and Crime Act 2017, the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA) was abolished on 31 March 2018 and the London Fire Commissioner (the Commissioner) has been established as a corporation sole and new functional body from today, 1 April 2018.
LFC-0003 presents a draft Scheme of Governance to the London Fire Commissioner and recommends its adoption. The Scheme sets out detailed governance arrangements for the Commissioner as the fire and rescue authority for London. lt complies with the Greater London Authority (GLA) Group Corporate Governance Framework and is drafted to ensure that the high standard of governance and accountability achieved by the predecessor Authority is continued.
On 1 April 2018 the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority was abolished and the London Fire Commissioner became the fire and rescue authority for Greater London. The functions of the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority have been transferred to the London Fire Commissioner.
This report explains the political restrictions affecting employees of the London Fire Commissioner (the Commissioner). (The law is contained in sections 1 - 3 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (as amended) and regulations made under that Act), and exemplifies the London Fire Commissioner's top management structure, as at 1 April 2018.
The paper makes the case for the Brigade to procure a “Cyber Defence System”, to be deployed to protect the Brigade’s information, systems and associated assets from hostile / malicious threats.
The judgment of an Employment Tribunal concerning deductions from the pay of three crew manager starred (CM*) staff was received by a meeting of the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA) on 24 November 2014.
This report seeks approval to initiate re-tendering action for a contract to provide for the management and storage of Brigade records. The Brigade out-sourced its records management and storage arrangements when it moved to the Union Street HQ; records storage was previously a service provided and managed in-house with a records centre in the Rear Block at the former Brigade HQ.
One of the roles of the new Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services is to support continuous improvement and support fire and rescue services to become more effective. At the same time, based on experiences of previous inspection (and peer support) regimes, this is likely to place a new resourcing requirement on the Brigade to facilitate the inspection process.
This report seeks to enable applicants for trainee firefighter positions to demonstrate the required competence in English and Maths by means of GCSE examinations passes or certified achievement of Functional Skills level 2 in these subjects. Where such evidence is not available, candidates will continue to be required to pass the Brigade’s ability tests in English and Maths.
This report sets out a formal pay policy statement for 2018/19 to be adopted by the London Fire Commissioner (LFC) in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011, section 38.
This report outlines the information published by the London Fire Commissioner (LFC) to provide clarity and reassurance that the LFC is no less transparent than the former London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority.