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FOI / 3872 / 2018 - Government Funding and Training Courses

 

Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I can confirm that Essex County Fire & Rescue Service does hold this information.

Please see below the answer to your request.

Initial Request:

• How much government funding the fire service has received each year since 2013

• How much the fire service has spent on training for frontline fire fighters each year since 2013

• What training courses have been delivered each year (the name of the courses) and how many since 2013. If possible, can you tell me how many staff have attended these courses?

Final Response:

1.    Government Grants since 2013

 

Type

Year

Amount

Government Grants

2013-14

21,691,728.00

Government Grants

2014-15

19,164,390.00

Government Grants

2015-16

16,302,976.00

Government Grants

2016-17

14,233,622.00

Government Grants

2017-18

11,033,340.00

 

 

2 Training Costs for firefighters

 

Year

Wholetime FF

OnCall FF

Total

2013-14

248,871

683,330

932,201

2014-15

285,440

783,738

1,069,178

2015-16

240,050

659,110

899,160

2016-17

214,017

587,630

801,647

2017-18

230,030

631,599

861,629

2018-19 YTD

148,963

409,012

557,975

Grand Total

1,367,371

3,754,419

5,121,790

 

Please refer to the excel document attached in the email for what training courses have been delivered each year and how many have been attended.

 

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the right to apply for an internal review. Internal review requests should be submitted within two months of the date of your original email and should be addressed to: Internal Review, Performance & Data Team, Kelvedon Park, Rivenhall, Witham, Essex CM8 3HB.


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