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Preliminary Matters

The Authority is requested to consider the identification of:


a)  declarations of interest by individual Members in relation to any item of business on the Agenda


b)  any additional items of business which the Chair has determined should be considered as matters of urgency; and


c)  items of business which may require the exclusion of the press and public during consideration thereof because of the possibility of the disclosure of exempt information.



Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 88 KB

The Minutes of the previous meeting of the Authority, held on 3rd July 2019, are submitted for approval as a correct record and for signature by the Chair.


Bonfire Strategy 2019

To consider Report CFO/055/19 of the Chief Fire Officer, concerning the 2019 Bonfire Strategy aimed to limit the number of deliberate fires and instances of anti-social behaviour across Merseyside.



Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Annual Report April 2018 - March 2019 pdf icon PDF 87 KB

To consider Report CFO/045/19 of the Chief Fire Officer, concerning the draft Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (ED&I) Annual Report which contains an update on the progress made against the ED&I Action Plan 2017-2020 and our ED&I objectives for 2017-2020. The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Annual Report 2018/19 is attached to this report at Appendix A.


Additional documents:


Equality Analysis of Workforce and Employment Data as at 31st March 2019 pdf icon PDF 104 KB

To consider Report CFO/044/19 of the Chief Fire Officer, concerning a breakdown of the Authority’s workforce (people) data produced in order to meet the Equality Act 2010, Public Sector Equality Duties and in order to allow scrutiny of the service in the discharge of the said duty. 


Additional documents:


Water Rescue PPE pdf icon PDF 81 KB

To consider Report CFO/054/19 of the Deputy Chief Fire Officer, concerning the outcome of the tender process for the North West (NW) for Water Rescue Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).



Disposal of West Kirby

To consider Report CFO/053/19 of the Monitoring Officer, concerning the outcome from the marketing exercise regarding the disposal of West Kirby Fire Station.


This report contains EXEMPT information by virtue of Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.