Fire & Rescue Service Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday, 18th March, 2020 12.30 pm, CANCELLED

Venue: County Hall, Chichester PO19 1RQ

Contact: Rob Castle on 033 022 22546  Email:

Note: All meetings up to the end of April have been cancelled due to the Covid-19 situation 


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12.30 pm


Declarations of Interest

Members and officers must declare any pecuniary or personalinterest in any business on the agenda. They should also make declarations at any stage such an interest becomes apparent during the meeting. Consideration should be given to leaving the meeting if the nature of the interest warrants it.  If in doubt please contact Democratic Services before the meeting.

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12.33 pm


Urgent Matters

Items not on the agenda which the Chairman of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances, including cases where the Committee needs to be informed of budgetary or performance issues affecting matters within its terms of reference, which have emerged since the publication of the agenda.

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12.35 pm


Forward Plan of Key Decisions

There are no forthcoming decisions relating to the Committee’s portfolio in the Forward Plan of Key Decisions.


Any Forward Plan published between the date of despatch of the agenda and the date of the meeting containing decisions relating to the Committee’s portfolio will be tabled at the meeting.

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12.45 pm


Fire and Rescue Performance and Assurance Framework pdf icon PDF 81 KB

Report by the Chief Fire Officer.


The report provides a context to the Performance and Assurance Framework for the purpose of future scrutiny of the executive’s approach to performance.

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1.15 pm


HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) inspection report and revisit pdf icon PDF 70 KB

The Report asks the Committee to confirm the priorities for scrutiny and service outcomes it wishes to focus on, consider how members may obtain assurance as to the effectiveness of measures taken or planned to address the areas of improvement, identify any particular data or evidence it wishes to receive and settle how it wishes to undertake specific scrutiny tasks or information gathering.

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2.05 pm


Work Programme Planning pdf icon PDF 77 KB

The Committee to draft its work programme for the year ahead taking into consideration the checklist provided.

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2.35 pm


Requests for Call-in

There have been no requests for call-in to the Scrutiny Committee and within its constitutional remit since the date of the last meeting.  The Director of Law and Assurance will report any requests since the publication of the agenda papers.

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2.36 pm


Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will be held on 3 June 2020 at 10.30 am at County Hall, Chichester. 


Any member wishing to place an item on the agenda for the meeting must notify the Director of Law and Assurance by 18 May 2020.

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