The Next Fire and Rescue Framework for Scotland

Closes 22 Dec 2021

Opened 29 Sep 2021


It is a requirement of Section 40 of the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005  (as amended) that Scottish Ministers prepare such a Framework document, and do so in consultation with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS), bodies representing SFRS staff, the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) and any other relevant bodies.  The Framework is the statutory vehicle through which Scottish Ministers set out priorities and objectives that SFRS must have regard to in carrying out its functions.  The Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 states that Scottish Ministers will keep the Framework under review, and ‘may from time to time revise it’.   The consultation seeks views on the next Fire and Rescue Framework for Scotland.

Why your views matter

To seek important stakeholder views on the draft Fire and Rescue Framework for Scotland, to provide you with an opportunity to influence the strategic direction of SFRS to keep our communities safe and to ultimately contribute towards the final publication of the framework.


Read the consultation paper. 

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