Publication scheme – Fire

The Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, in the role of Fire and Rescue Authority for North Yorkshire, has a duty required by statute to publish documents and information as set out in the Freedom of Information Act 2000


As a public authority, we are subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and are required to maintain a publication scheme which describes the information available and where it can be found. The requirements for a publication scheme are set up by the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) and our publication scheme is based on the ICO model scheme.

Our publication scheme

The information within our publication scheme is grouped by the following classifications:

Who we are and what we do

What we spend and how we spend it

  • Expenditure
  • Government procurement card transactions
  • Awarded contracts
  • Grants to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations
  • Annual statement of accounts
  • Financial audit reports
  • Staff pay and grading structure
  • Notice of public rights
  • List of approved fees and charges
  • Council tax information
  • Waste collection services

What our priorities are and how we are doing

How we make decisions

Our policies and procedures

  • Fire and Rescue Service – Corporate Governance Framework
  • Policies and procedures for the provision of services
  • Policies and procedures about the employment of staff
  • Customer services and complaints procedure
  • Records management and personal data policies
  • Charging regimes and policies
  • Privacy Notice for Employees and Volunteers of Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Community facilities terms and conditions
  • Firefighters pension scheme full privacy notice

Lists and registers

  • Land and buildings
  • Registers open to the public (and arrangements for access to the contents)
  • Trade union facility time

The services we offer

  • Information about the provision of services
  • Regulatory responsibilities and procedures
  • Leaflets and explanatory booklets
  • Media releases

Covid-secure workplace information

  • Covid-secure workplace information

Information not included in our publication scheme

There are some circumstances when information will not be routinely available. For example where the information is not held or is archived and not readily available, or the disclosure of certain information that is protected by law. Further information on the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Data Protection Act 1998 can be found on the ICO website.

Making an application for other information

You can ask for information which is not already published elsewhere nor exempt under the FOIA on our making a freedom of information request page.