Issue details

Statement of Assurance - Fire and Rescue

As part of the Fire and Rescue Service National Framework, there is a requirement for all fire and rescue services to provide assurance on financial, governance and operational matters. To demonstrate this, the Framework requires each Fire Authority to produce and publish an annual statement of assurance.

The decision is whether Cabinet signs off the Statement of Assurance as presented.


Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 29/11/2013

Anticipated restriction: Public  -

Decision due: 27 Feb 2014 by Cabinet

Lead director: Chief Executive

Contact: Ian Cartwright, Chief Fire Officer Penrith Fire HQ, Penrith Fire Station, Cumbria Email:



Relevant Scrutiny Committee / Advisory Board: Communities and Place Scrutiny Advisory Board