Richmond - fire cover

Meeting: 
MQT on 2012-12-19
Session date: 
December 19, 2012
Reference: 
2012/3906
Question By: 
Stephen Knight
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Do you share concerns that, under proposals modelled to save £50m from the Fire Brigade budget, in Richmond - the location of important buildings like Hampton Court Palace, the National Archives and Laboratory of the Government Chemist - response times for first and second attendance by fire engines will worsen significantly?

Answer

Answer for Richmond - fire cover

Answer for Richmond - fire cover

Answered By: 
The Mayor

No. The indicative modelling for savings at £50 million, published by LFEPA in November, are illustrative only and are not proposals. This is made clear in the documents published.