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No. Item


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 65 KB

The Minutes of the previous meeting of the Authority, held on 30th June 2021, are submitted for approval as a correct record and for signature by the Chair.


Serious Violence Duty pdf icon PDF 97 KB

To consider Report CFO/053/21 of the Chief Fire Officer, informing Members that following public consultation in July 2019, the Government announced that it would bring forward legislation introducing a new serious violence duty (“the duty”) on public bodies which will ensure relevant services work together to share data and knowledge and allow them to target their interventions to prevent serious violence altogether.


A presentation will support this report. 

Additional documents:


Fire Boots and Hoods Contract Award pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To consider Report CFO/057/21 of the Director of Finance & Procurement, concerning inviting tenders for the supply of firefighter boots and fire hoods on behalf of the North West Fire and Rescue Procurement Group. As the potential value of orders over the life of the contract may exceed £250,000 the Authority is required to approve the award of the contract.