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FOI / 4051 / 2019 - Non-EU staff members



Dear Sir/Madam,

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:

Please could I have information on:

1) The number of non-UK EU nationals currently employed by your fire and rescue service? Please could I have that information broken down by job role?

We currently have 5 non-UK EU nationals employed by the Service: 

2 x Operational Firefighters, 2 x On Call Firefighters,1 x Technical Fire Safety Inspecting Officer

2) How many non-UK EU nationals have left employment since the beginning of 2019, and in each of the previous four calendar years (2018; 2017; 2016; 2015)? Please could I have that information broken down by job role?

We have had no non-UK EU nationals leave the Service since the start of the 2016-17 Finance year.

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.

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.