Fire & Police

How Should They Be Managed? A Consultation.

A public consultation has been launched on how Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service should be governed. You can give your views in a survey at

The survey closes on Tuesday 1st August 2017.

It is to proposed to transfer from the Fire Authority which currently sits in Northamptonshire County Council, to the Police and Crime Commissioner, who would become the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner.

The government wants emergency services to work much more collaboratively and has recently changed the law to allow this to happen. Northamptonshire claims to already do this really well  but they believe there is scope for this to increase and for fire and police services to work more closely together to keep communities safe.

There is a leaflet and a short animated film to describe the proposal.

You are invited to complete the online survey designed to capture people’s views,

The survey can be accessed at  (a postal survey and easy read version are also available).

The survey closes on Tuesday 1st August 2017.

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