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18-09-17

NFCC supports Brake's national road safety campaign

Road safety banners designed by children as young as four have gone on display outside schools as part of a national competition run by Brake and sponsored by Co-op Insurance. Six designs aimed at spreading awareness about the dangers of speed…

14-09-17

NFCC responds to withdrawal from the Emergency Medical Response trials

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) is very disappointed with the decision taken by the FBU to withdraw from the Emergency Medical Response trials.  The participation of Firefighters in Emergency Medical Response has enhanced the prof…

14-09-17

Full transcript from opening of Grenfell Tower Inquiry now available

The formal opening of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry took place earlier today (Thursday September 14th) where Sir Martin Moore-Bick will provided his opening statement. Please read the Chairman's opening address.  This includes det…

14-09-17

New study published about how fire services use 'Big Data' sets

The National Fire Chief’s Council (NFCC) has published the findings of a study into Fire and Rescue Service use of Big Data sets. The study was commissioned by the NFCC’s Integrated Data and Research Programme (IDRP) following rece…

13-09-17

NFCC welcomes formal opening of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry

The formal opening of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry takes place on Thursday September 14th where Sir Martin Moore-Bick will provide an opening statement. The formal opening takes place at 10.30am at The Connaught Rooms 61-65 Great Queen…

13-09-17

Update from the NFCC Autumn Conference

 This year's NFCC autumn conference saw a packed two-day agenda, giving interesting insights into current work taking place across the fire sector. Sessions on devolved administrations, the NFCC strategy, an update from the Fire Service C…

11-09-17

NFCC Business Safety Week 2017

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) will be helping businesses manage their fire risk as part of its UK Business Safety Week campaign which runs from 11th – 17th September 2017. In 2015/6, there were more than 32,000 fires in busines…

06-09-17

Sajid Javid statement to House of Commons on Grenfell Tower

The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Sajid Javid, made a statement in the House of Commons on Grenfell Tower and Building Safety. Please see the full statement.  He began with the subject of rehousing, no…

11-08-17

NFCC statement following appointment of Interim Chief Fire Officer at Avon Fire & Rescue Service

In February 2017, the Government announced a statutory inspection of Avon Fire and Rescue Authority following a series of allegations that had been made about its governance. A report published by the Home Office in July highlighted several ar…

03-08-17

NFCC submission to Grenfell Tower Inquiry

The Government has set up an independent public inquiry into the fire at Grenfell Tower. To assist the Inquiry and draw up terms of reference, a consultation was held with people affected by the fire. Organisations and partners were also inv…