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As of 1 April 2013, the Highland and Islands Fire Board ceased to exist and was replaced by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.
The Highland and Islands Fire Board was the fire authority for the area covered by Highland and Islands Fire and Rescue Service. Its members were Councillors appointed by the four Constituent Authorities within the Service area: Highland Council; Orkney Islands Council; Shetland Islands Council; and Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.
The Board's main functions were to: set the annual budget; appoint the most senior Fire Service officers; approve the annual Integrated Risk Management Plan; and undertake governance and scrutiny of Fire and Rescue Service performance and planning.
- Best Value and Audit Working Group
- Discipline Sub-Committee
- Disputes Panel
- Grievance Appeals Sub-Committee
- Joint Consultation Group (Fire Staff)
- Service Improvement Working Group
In accordance with the Board's Standing Orders (58kb pdf), agendas and background papers will be made available at least three clear working days before the meeting.
Highland Council (HC) = 16
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (CnES) = 4
Shetland Islands Council (SIC) = 2
Orkney Islands Council (OIC) = 2
Total number of Board Members = 24
Convener: Mr A Drever (OIC)
Vice-Convener: Dr A Sinclair (HC)
Clerk: Ms M Morris
Treasurer: Mr D Yule
For further information contact Democratic Services.
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