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Public accountability meeting – 23 March 2023 – NYFRS

2:30-4:00pm – North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

  •  Business Insight and Data
    Evidence and assurance of how the Service uses data to monitor and assess performance to ensure continuous improvement.

Ask your question on this month’s hot topics

The full procedure for asking questions at this meeting is available here: Procedure for public questions

  • To ask a question in advance 
    Send your question to info@northyorkshire-pfcc.gov.uk before the day of the meeting. Please include your name and address with your question.
  • To ask a question during the meeting using Twitter
    To ask a question during the live broadcast, post your question on Twitter using #NYscrutiny
  • Not all questions may be able to be used, but they will inform the Commissioner’s questioning and the general discussion.

2:30 – 4:00pm – North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service – Business Insight and Data


  • Zoë Metcalfe – Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner
  • Jonathan Dyson – Chief Fire Officer, NYFRS
  • Mat Walker – Deputy Chief Fire Officer, NYFRS
  • Simon Dennis – Chief Executive Officer, Office of the PFCC
  • Jenni Newberry – Assistant Commissioner, Office of the PFCC
  • Amanda Wilkinson– Director for Public Trust and Confidence, Office of the PFCC
  • Tamara Pattinson – Director for Delivery and Assurance, Office of the PFCC
  • Damian Henderson- Area Manager and Director of Service Improvement & Assurance, NYFRS
  • James Manning – Temporary Area Manager Industrial Action, NYFRS

Thematic presentation:

  • Damian Henderson

Performance update:

  • James Manning


Time Item Lead
1 14:30 Attendance and introductions Chair
2 14:32 Minutes of previous meeting and Actions All
3 14:35 Public questions Chair
4 14:40 Presentation Fire
5 15:20 Performance update Fire
6 15:50 Public questions Chair
7 15:55 Any other business All
8 16:00 Meeting ends

Meeting papers

Public questions

Steve Howley – via Twitter 
False Alarms are least of your worries.
What is the @northyorkspfcc doing about widespread crewing problems and lack of Fire Engine availability?

Watch live

  • YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WybEvPAO44
  • Commissioner’s website: https://bit.ly/PAM23March2023