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Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Fire Authority

Fire Authority meetings

The Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Fire Authority is responsible for ensuring Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service has the people, equipment and training needed to carry out its duties for fire prevention, fire safety, firefighting and rescue, road traffic collision extrication and rescue, and other emergency rescue activities such as responding to flooding or terrorism.

The Authority is known as a Combined Fire Authority (CFA) as it's made up of councillors from Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council. It is chaired by Councillor Michael Payne(County Council) (Opens in a new window) and the Vice-Chair is Councillor Toby Neal (City Council) (Opens in a new window). Becky Smeathers is the Treasurer of the Authority, and Malcolm Townroe is the Monitoring Officer of the Fire Authority.

The Authority makes decisions on key matters such as strategy, policy and the budget. Meetings are held at our Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters in Arnold and the public is welcome to attend (although you will not be able to ask questions), apart from when confidential or personal information is being discussed. These are usually the last items on the agenda. Some meetings are available live and as recordings below and on the NFRS YouTube channel (Opens in a new window).

Nottingham City Council administers meetings of the Fire Authority, including sub-committees.

The links below take you to the Nottingham City Council webpage for the Fire Authority of committee, including meeting dates, agendas, minutes and reports.

The Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Fire Authority also manage the Local Firefighter Pension Board.

Fire Authority Members

The Authority is made up of 6 councillors from Nottingham City Council and 12 councillors from Nottinghamshire County Council. Information on individual members is available on the council websites. The Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner is also a voting member of the Authority.

Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner

Nottingham City Council

Nottinghamshire County Council

  • Councillor Michale Payne
    Chair

    Cllr Michael Payne (Labour)

    Nottinghamshire County Council

    Ward: Arnold North

  • Councillor Callum Bailey

    Cllr Callum Bailey (Conservative Group)

    Nottinghamshire County Council

    Ward: Worksop North

  • Councillor Scott Carlton

    Cllr Scott Carlton (Conservative Group)

    Nottinghamshire County Council

    Ward: Sherwood Forest

  • Councillor John Clarke

    Cllr John Clarke MBE (Labour)

    Nottinghamshire County Council

    Ward: Arnold South

  • Councillor Robert Corden

    Cllr Robert Corden (Conservative Group)

    Nottinghamshire County Council

    Ward: Mansfield East

  • Councillor Eddie Cubley

    Cllr Eddie Cubley (Conservative Group)

    Nottinghamshire County Council

    Ward: Eastwood

  • Councillor Bethan Eddy

    Cllr Bethan Eddy (Conservative Group)

    Nottinghamshire County Council

    Ward: Warsop

  • Councillor Sybil Fielding

    Cllr Sybil Fielding (Labour)

    Nottinghamshire County Council

    Ward: Worksop West

  • Councillor Tom Hollis

    Cllr Tom Hollis (Ashfield Independents Group)

    Nottinghamshire County Council

    Ward: Sutton West

  • Councillor Roger Jackson

    Cllr Roger Jackson (Conservative Group Spokesperson)

    Nottinghamshire County Council

    Ward: Southwell

  • Councillor Johno Lee

    Cllr Johno Lee (Conservative Group)

    Nottinghamshire County Council

    Ward: Balderton

  • Councillor Jason Zadrozny

    Cllr Jason Zadrozny (Ashfield Independents Group)

    Nottinghamshire County Council

    Ward: Ashfield

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