The strategic direction of Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service is agreed by the Combined Fire Authority (CFA). The CFA meets up to five times a year. Access the CFA meetings via the list or archive below to view the proposals and decisions made, by accessing the minutes and papers for each meeting.

The CFA also operates two committees, the Corporate Governance Committee and the Employment Committee. Their papers and minutes can also be accessed via the CFA meetings list or archive below. Details of their delegated powers along with all of the information around conduct and operation of the CFA and its members are provided in the Constitution.

Combined Fire Authority

Wednesday 7 February 2018

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Combined Fire Authority

Wednesday 7 February 2018 at 11:00 hours

AGENDA

  1. Apologies for absence
  2. To receive declarations by members of interests in respect of items on this Agenda
  3. To advise of any other items which the Chair has decided to take as urgent
  4. Chair’s Announcements
  5. Public Participation / CFA Rules of Procedure Rule 9 – Member Questions
  6. To confirm the minutes of the annual meeting of the Combined Fire Authority held on 11 December 2017 as a correct record
  7. To consider the minutes of the Corporate Governance Committee meeting held on 24 January 2018
  8. Budget Strategy 2018/19 to 2020/21 (Budget Strategy 2018/19 – 2020/21 – Formal Resolution)
  9. Organisational Update
  10. Planning Priorities 2018-21
  11. Operational Update
  12. Consultation Return: Fire and Rescue National Framework for England (Appendix 1: National Framework Consultation Response)
  13. Pay Policy Statement 2018/19 (Appendix 1: Draft Revised Pay Policy Statement 2018-19)
  14. Collaboration Report
  15. Calendar of Meetings 2018/19
  16. Date of Next Meeting: Wednesday 20th June 2018 (annual meeting) to be held at Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service, Headquarters
Friday 11 May 2018

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Combined Fire Authority

Meeting to be held at County Hall, Leicestershire County Council on Friday 11 May 2018 at 14:00 hours

AGENDA

  1. Apologies for absence
  2. To receive declarations by members of interests in respect of items on this Agenda
  3. To advise of any other items which the Chair has decided to take as urgent
  4. Chair’s Announcements
  5. Public Participation/ CFA Rules of Procedure Rule 9 – Member Questions
  6. To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Combined Fire Authority held on 7 February 2018 as a correct record
  7. To consider the minutes of the Corporate Governance Committee meeting held on 14 March 2018
  8. Exclusion of the Public – The public are likely to be excluded during the following item of business in accordance with Section 100(A) of the Local Government Act 1972: Report of the Employment Panel on the Appointment to the Post of Chief Fire and Rescue Officer
  9. Exempt Item – Report of the Employment Panel on the Appointment to the Post of Chief Fire and Rescue Officer (Exempt under Paragraphs 1 and 2 of Schedule 12A)
  10. Date of Next Meeting: The next meeting of the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Combined Fire Authority will be held on Wednesday 20 June 2018 at 10.00hrs at the Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Birstall.
Wednesday 20 June 2018 (Annual Meeting)

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Combined Fire Authority

Meeting to be held at Leicestershire Fire and rescue Service, Headquarters, 12 Geoff Monk Way, Birstall on Wednesday 20 June 2018 at 10.00am

AGENDA

  1. Election of Chairman
  2. Election of Vice Chairman
  3. Apologies for absence
  4. To receive declarations by members of interests in respect of items on this Agenda
  5. To advise of any other items which the Chair has decided to take as urgent
  6. Chairman’s Announcements
  7. Public Participation/CFA Rules of Procedure Rule 9 – Member Questions
  8. To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Combined Fire Authority held on 11 May 2018 as a correct record
  9. Membership, Nominations and Appointments (Appendix A: Schedule of Nominations and Appointments for the Municipal Year 2018-19)
  10. Revenue and Capital Outturn 2017-18
  11. Draft Statement of Accounts and Annual Governance Statement 2017/18 (Appendix 1: Annual Statement of Accounts and Governance Statement 17-18)
  12. East Midlands Joint Pensions Board
  13. Review of CFA Constitution (verbal update)
  14. Operational Update
  15. Urgent Action
  16. Date of Next Meeting: The next meeting of the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Combined Fire Authority will be held on Thursday 27 September 2018 at 10.00am at Leicester City Council, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester LE1 1FZ
Thursday 27 September 2018

The agenda and reports for meetings of the Combined Fire Authority and its’ Committees are made available five clear working days before a meeting, not including despatch day, meeting day, weekends and bank holidays.

Tuesday 18 December 2018

The agenda and reports for meetings of the Combined Fire Authority and its’ Committees are made available five clear working days before a meeting, not including despatch day, meeting day, weekends and bank holidays.

Wednesday 6 February 2019

The agenda and reports for meetings of the Combined Fire Authority and its’ Committees are made available five clear working days before a meeting, not including despatch day, meeting day, weekends and bank holidays.

Wednesday 19 June 2019

The agenda and reports for meetings of the Combined Fire Authority and its’ Committees are made available five clear working days before a meeting, not including despatch day, meeting day, weekends and bank holidays.

Corporate Governance Committee

Wednesday 24 January 2018

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Corporate Governance Committee Meeting

Wednesday 24 January 2018 at 14:00 hours

AGENDA

  1. Apologies for absence
  2. To receive declarations by members of interests in respect of items on this Agenda
  3. To advise of any other items which the Chair has decided to take as urgent
  4. Chair’s Announcements
  5. To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Corporate Governance Committee held on 22 November 2017
  6. Financial Monitoring to the end of December 2017
  7. Performance Monitoring Report (Appendix – Performance Update – April to December 2017)
  8. Service Development Programme Update
  9. Progress against the Internal Audit Plan 2017/18 (Appendix 1 – Progress against the Internal Audit Plan 2017-18 and Appendix 2 – Background to statutory and constitional requirements and working arrangements)
  10. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS)
  11. Date of Next Meeting – 14th March 2018 – Future meeting dates: 18 July 2018
Wednesday 14 March 2018

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Corporate Governance Committee Meeting

Wednesday 14 March 2018 at 14:00 hours

AGENDA

  1. Apologies for absence
  2. To receive declarations by members of interests in respect of items on this Agenda
  3. To advise of any other items which the Chair has decided to take as urgent
  4. Chair’s Announcements
  5. To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Corporate Governance Committee held on 24th January 2018
  6. Financial Monitoring to the end of January 2018
  7. Performance Monitoring April 2017 – January 2018 (Appendix – Performance Update: April 2017 – January 2018)
  8. Service Development Programme Update
  9. Internal Audit Plan 2018 – 2019 and External Assessment of the Internal Audit Service (Appendix – Internal Audit Plan 2018 – 2019)
  10. External Audit Plan 2017-2018 (External Audit Plan – Final)
  11. Emergency Services Network (ESN)
  12. Tax Compliance Review (Appendix – Tax Compliance Review Executive Summary)
  13. Organisational Risk Register (Appendix 1 – Organisational Risk RegisterAppendix 2 – Organisational Risk Policy and Appendix 3 – Organisational Risk Management CGC presentation)
  14. Date of Next Meeting – 18th July 2018; Future meeting dates: 12 September 2018, 21 November 2018, 23 January 2019, 13 March 2019
Wednesday 25 July 2018

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Corporate Governance Committee Meeting

Wednesday 25 July 2018 at 14:00 hours

AGENDA

  1. Election of Chairman
  2. Election of Vice Chairman
  3. Apologies for absence
  4. To receive declarations by members of interests in respect of items on this agenda
  5. To advise of any other items which the Chair has decided to take as urgent
  6. Chair’s Announcements
  7. To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Corporate Governance Committee held on 14 March 2018
  8. Head of Internal Audit Service Annual Report 2017-18 (Appendix – Internal Audit Service Annual Report 2017-18Annex 1 – HoIAS annual opinion 2017-18Annex 2 – Summary of work undertaken supporting HoIAS Opinion 2017-18Annex 3 – Summary self-assessment of conformance with PSIAS and Annex 4 – QAIP 23 April 2018)
  9. Progress against the Internal Audit Plan 2018/19 (Appendix 1 – Progress against the Internal Audit Plan 2018-19 and Appendix 2 – Background to statutory constitutional requirements)
  10. Internal Audit Service – Outcome of Peer Review (Appendix – Peer Review)
  11. Performance Monitoring April 2017 – March 2018 (Appendix 1 – Performance Update – April 2018 – March 2018)
  12. After the Incident Survey 2017/18 (Appendix 1 – After the Incident Survey 2017-18 – Summary of Results)
  13. Service Development Programme Update
  14. Combined Fire Authority Statement of Accounts and Annual Governance Statement 2017/18 (Appendix 1 – Final Draft ISA 260Appendix 1a – Management Representation Letter-LFRS-2017-18 and Appendix 2 – Statement of Accounts and Annual Governance Statement)
  15. Financial Monitoring to the end of June 2018
  16. Fire and Rescue National Framework for England
  17. Apprenticeships
  18. Date of Next Meeting: The next meeting of the Corporate Governance Committee will be held on Wednesday 12 September 2018 at 14:00 hours at Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service, 12 Geoff Monk Way, Birstall, Leicester, LE4 3BU.
Wednesday 12 September 2018

The agenda and reports for meetings of the Combined Fire Authority and its’ Committees are made available five clear working days before a meeting, not including despatch day, meeting day, weekends and bank holidays.

Wednesday 21 November 2018

The agenda and reports for meetings of the Combined Fire Authority and its’ Committees are made available five clear working days before a meeting, not including despatch day, meeting day, weekends and bank holidays.

Wednesday 23 January 2019

The agenda and reports for meetings of the Combined Fire Authority and its’ Committees are made available five clear working days before a meeting, not including despatch day, meeting day, weekends and bank holidays.

Wednesday 13 March 2019

The agenda and reports for meetings of the Combined Fire Authority and its’ Committees are made available five clear working days before a meeting, not including despatch day, meeting day, weekends and bank holidays.

Local Pension Board

Friday 2 February 2018 (Postponed)

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Combined Fire Authority

LOCAL PENSION BOARD

Meeting to be held in at Fire Service Headquarters on Friday, 2nd February 2018

AGENDA

  1. Apologies
  2. Minutes of the Local Pension Board meeting held on 28th September 2017 (Draft minutes of the meeting held on 28th September 2017 for approval)
  3. Conflicts of Interest
  4. Key Performance Indicators; KPI overview, Estimate breakdown, Metric data
  5. Scheme Administrators Update – verbal – IH
  6. Scheme Manager’s Update – verbal – AG
  7. Date of next meeting Wednesday, 20th June 2018 to be held at Fire Service Headquarters following the annual meeting of the Combined Fire Authority
  8. Any other business
Wednesday 14 March 2018

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Combined Fire Authority

LOCAL PENSION BOARD

Meeting to be held in at Fire Service Headquarters on Wednesday 14 March 2018

AGENDA

  1. Apologies
  2. Minutes of the Local Pension Board meeting held on 28th September 2017 (Draft minutes of the meeting held on 28th September 2017 for approval)
  3. Conflicts of Interest
  4. Key Performance Indicators; KPI overview, Estimate breakdown, Metric data
  5. Scheme Administrators Update – verbal – IH
  6. Scheme Manager’s Update – verbal – AG
  7. Draft Risk Register
  8. Breaches – verbal – AG (Appendix – Breaches Register)
  9. Date of next meeting: Wednesday 20th June 2018 to be held at Fire Service Headquarters following the annual meeting of the Combined Fire Authority
  10. Any other business
Wednesday 20 June 2018

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Combined Fire Authority

LOCAL PENSION BOARD

Meeting to be held at Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service, Headquarters, 12 Geoff Monk Way, Birstall on Wednesday 20 June 2018

AGENDA

  1. Apologies
  2. Minutes of the Local Pension Board meeting held on Wednesday 14 March 2018
  3. Conflicts of Interest
  4. Key Performance Indicators; KPI overview, Estimate breakdown, Metric data
  5. Scheme Administrator’s Update
  6. Scheme Manager’s Update
  7. Risk Register
  8. Breaches
  9. Joint Pension Board – next steps
  10. Date of next meeting: The next meeting of the Local Pensions Board will be held on Thursday 27 September 2018 at Leicester City Council following the meeting of the Combined Fire Authority
  11. Any other business
Thursday 27 September 2018

The agenda and reports for meetings of the Combined Fire Authority and its’ Committees are made available five clear working days before a meeting, not including despatch day, meeting day, weekends and bank holidays.

Tuesday 18 December 2018

The agenda and reports for meetings of the Combined Fire Authority and its’ Committees are made available five clear working days before a meeting, not including despatch day, meeting day, weekends and bank holidays.

Wednesday 6 February 2019

The agenda and reports for meetings of the Combined Fire Authority and its’ Committees are made available five clear working days before a meeting, not including despatch day, meeting day, weekends and bank holidays.

Wednesday 19 June 2019

The agenda and reports for meetings of the Combined Fire Authority and its’ Committees are made available five clear working days before a meeting, not including despatch day, meeting day, weekends and bank holidays.

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