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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 96 KB

The Minutes of the previous meeting of the Authority, held on 11th June 2020, are submitted for approval as a correct record and for signature by the Chair.


Change of Membership of the Authority 2020/21

To consider Report CFO/050/20 of the Acting Monitoring Officer concerning a change to the membership of Merseyside Fire & Rescue Authority (MFRA) for the remainder of the 2020/21 Municipal Year, following the Annual General Meeting of Wirral Borough Council.


Change in Political Balance of MFRA for 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 70 KB

To consider Report CFO/051/20 of the Acting Monitoring Officer, concerning a change in the political balance of MFRA for the remainder of the 2020/21 Municipal Year, as a result of changes within Wirral Borough Council, at its AGM on 28th September 2020.



Additional documents:


Amendments to Merseyside Fire & Rescue Authority's Constitution 2020/21

To consider Report CFO/056/20 of the Acting Monitoring Officer, concerning proposed amendments to Merseyside Fire & Rescue Authority’s Constitution 2020/21.

Fire Protection Government Grant Funding pdf icon PDF 77 KB

To consider Report CFO/053/20 of the Chief Fire Officer, concerning grant funding received from Government to drive improvement in the Authority’s Protection function. 

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Reservists pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To consider Report CFO/052/20 of the Chief Fire Officer, concerning the success of the Authority’s policies supporting staff who wish to be part of the Reserved Armed Forces and consideration of expanding the limits currently in place for number of registered reservists.

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Agile Working Policy pdf icon PDF 75 KB

To consider Report CFO/057/20 of the Chief Fire Officer, concerning work undertaken during the last government lockdown period, the flexibilities attained through staff working differently, and to recommend acceptance of an Authority Policy on Agile Working to continue to allow staff to work flexibly and efficiently


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COVID-19 MFRS update pdf icon PDF 132 KB

To consider Report CFO/049/20 of the Chief Fire Officer, concerning activity that has taken place in Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority (MFRA) since the last COVID-19 update in May and to set out the situation at the time or writing (in September).


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TDA Development pdf icon PDF 93 KB

To consider Report CFO/055/20 of the Chief Fire Officer, concerning the development of a Training Development Academy (‘TDA’) and fire station on a new site rather than develop the existing site.