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Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005

Volume 476: debated on Tuesday 20 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many (a) (i) enforcement and (ii) prohibition notices were issued and (b) prosecutions were brought by fire authorities under the provisions of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 in each month since it came into force. (206002)

This information is submitted to the department via annual returns from each fire and rescue authority, and the most recent information available is for 2006-07. As the order came into effect on 1 October 2006, Fire and Rescue Services were not required to provide these data for 2006-07. However 18 authorities provided these figures for the period 1 October 2006 to 31 March 2007. These are set out as follows. A complete set of figures will be available from 2007-08 onwards.

Number

Enforcement notices

721

Prohibition notices

121

Prosecutions

1