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FOI / 4023 / 2019 - National operational learning


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.

Final Response:

1. Has your service appointed a single point of contact (SPoC) for national operational learning (NOL), as recommended in these guidelines?

The first SPoC was appointed in 2017 in line with the NOL framework.

2. If so, when were they appointed? If more than one person has held the position please indicate when the first person was appointed.


3. How many learning incidents has your SPoC (or your FRS) shared through the national operational learning platform?

ECFRS has submitted 4 learning events to date

4. If you have not appointed a SPoC for learning please indicate why.


Please note that the response and data released to you as part of this request will be published on the Essex County Fire & Rescue Service website. The website address is All requests will be anonymised and no personal information including contact details will be disclosed as part of this process.

Thank you for your interest in Essex County Fire & Rescue Service.