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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Number of Staff Employed by SFRS

Reference No: 40/2014
Request Date: 04/04/2014

Request


We are collecting information about the number of staff employed by fire and rescue services. Below is the information we would like to obtain from you under the Freedom of Information Act.

Specifically we would like to know how many (a) wholetime firefighter, (b) retained firefighter, (c) fire control room, (d) support staff and (e) total staff there were employed in your Fire and Rescue Service, measured by headcount, on 31 March 2013 and on 31 March 2014.

We would appreciate a table for the respective years detailing the data in the following format:

1) How many people were employed by the fire and rescue service (headcount) in the following roles on 31 March 2013:

  • Wholetime  
  • Retained 
  • Control 
  • Support 

2) How many people were employed by the fire and rescue service (headcount) in the following roles on 31 March 2014:

  • Wholetime  
  • Retained 
  • Control 
  • Support 

Response


1) How many people were employed by the fire and rescue service (headcount) in the following roles on 31 March 2013:

Headcount
Wholetime 398
Retained 466
Control 26
Support 200
Total 1090

2) How many people were employed by the fire and rescue service (headcount) in the following roles on 31 March 2014:

Headcount
Wholetime 370
Retained 464
Control 19
Support 198
Total 1051