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Fire Services: Costs

Volume 470: debated on Tuesday 15 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the costs of support services as a percentage of total costs were for each fire authority in each of the last five years for which figures are available. (177437)

It is not possible to derive meaningful estimates of the cost of support services from the information collected from fire authorities, given the significant differences between years and between authorities in how support services costs are classified in their accounts.