Why are people from ethnic minority communities on Merseyside less likely to receive a Home Fire Safety Check from Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service?

Why are people from some ethnic minority communities on Merseyside less likely to receive a Home Fire Safety Check from Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service?

Why are people from some ethnic minority communities on Merseyside less likely to receive a Home Fire Safety Check from Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service?

                                      

Phil Garrigan (Deputy Chief Fire Officer), Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service 25th May 2017
Phil Garrigan (Chief Fire Officer (Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service) and Chief Executive (Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority))

By John Brace (Editor)

First publication date: 29th August 2020, 21:29 (BST).
Updated: 30th August 2020, 11:01 (BST) to correct minor grammatical and typographical errors.
Updated: 31st August 2020, 11:43 (BST) to make figures more specific and correct some rounding errors.
Updated: 2nd September 2020, 15:39 (BST) to add link to information about Home Fire Safety Checks on Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service’s website.

Next Tuesday (1st September 2020) Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority’s Community Safety and Protection Committee will have a public meeting and one of the items on the agenda is the Equality, Diversion and Inclusion Annual Report for 2019-20 (the whole agenda including an item about Heswall Fire Station can be read on their website).
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Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority (MFRA) withdrew their costs application made in September 2016 for £1,261.50 against Mr John Brace in First-tier Tribunal (General Regulatory Chamber) case EA/2016/0054 (Brace v Information Commissioner and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority) and MFRA pay £500 already paid back to Mr John Brace

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority (MFRA) withdrew their costs application made in September 2016 for £1,261.50 against Mr John Brace in First-tier Tribunal (General Regulatory Chamber) case EA/2016/0054 (Brace v Information Commissioner and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority) and MFRA pay £500 already paid back to Mr John Brace

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority (MFRA) withdrew their costs application made in September 2016 for £1,261.50 against Mr John Brace in First-tier Tribunal (General Regulatory Chamber) case EA/2016/0054 (Brace v Information Commissioner and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority) and MFRA pay £500 already paid back to Mr John Brace

                                            

By John Brace (Editor)
and
Leonora Brace (Co-Editor)

First publication date: 17th July 2020, 06:50 (BST).
Edited: 19th July 2020, 13:16 (BST). A revised decision was issued to parties with the correct case reference number on 19.7.20 and an apology from First-tier Tribunal Judge McMillan, therefore the article below is the situation at the time of publication (17.7.20), but has not been amended due to this addition.

Janet Henshaw (centre, former Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority Monitoring Officer) December 2016 talking to councillors about costs in EA/2016/0054 at a public meeting of the Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority Policy and Resources Committee (15th December 2016)
Janet Henshaw (centre, former Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority Monitoring Officer) December 2016 talking to councillors about costs in EA/2016/0054 at a public meeting of the Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority Policy and Resources Committee (15th December 2016).

The author declares an interest as a party (Appellant) in First-tier Tribunal (General Regulatory Chamber) case EA/2016/0054, as a party (Appellant) in Upper Tribunal (Administrative Appeals Chamber) cases GIA/619/2019 & GIA/2503/2017. and as a party (Applicant) in Birkenhead County Court enforcement case G01BI932.
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Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority changes constitution and policy on filming public meetings after petition started in 2014

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority changes constitution and policy on filming public meetings after petition started in 2014

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority changes constitution and policy on filming public meetings after petition started in 2014

                                                    

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Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority (13th June 2019) Agenda Item 3 – Petition

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority 13th June 2019 R to L Cllr Leslie Byrom (Chair), Phil Garrigan (Chief Executive)

Yesterday afternoon (13th June 2019) I submitted and spoke to this petition started in 2014 to Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority (MFRA) about its constitution and more specifically filming public meetings.
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Councillors and Police and Crime Commissioner hear about collaborative working between Merseyside Police and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service at public meeting

Councillors and Police and Crime Commissioner hear about collaborative working between Merseyside Police and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service at public meeting

Councillors and Police and Crime Commissioner hear about collaborative working between Merseyside Police and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service at public meeting

                                              

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Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority Joint Fire and Police Collaboration Committee 21st February 2019 Part 1 of 2

Cllr Les Byrom (Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority Joint Fire and Police Collaboration Committee) 21st February 2019
Cllr Les Byrom (Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority Joint Fire and Police Collaboration Committee) 21st February 2019

Today’s meeting of the Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority’s Joint Fire & Police Collaboration Committee was attended by three councillors from Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority and also Jane Kennedy (the Police and Crime Commissioner for Merseyside) to discuss collaboration between Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service and Merseyside Police.
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Why have the costs of a fire station at Saughall Massie increased by a further estimated £134,000?

Why have the costs of a fire station at Saughall Massie increased by a further estimated £134,000?

Why have the costs of a fire station at Saughall Massie increased by a further estimated £134,000?

                                     

Dan Stephens (Chief Fire Officer), Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service 25th May 2017
Dan Stephens (Chief Fire Officer), Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service 25th May 2017

The costs of building the new controversial fire station in the greenbelt at Saughall Massie have increased by a further £134,000 due to two factors. The first reason for the increased costs according to a report to be considered by councillors on the Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority’s Audit Committee are due to “required United Utilties manhole diversions” and the second reason is due to “changes to the tower foundation design”.
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