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Fire Services

Volume 480: debated on Friday 17 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what discussions her Department has had with the Audit Commission on overseeing cost savings from the FiReControl project; and if she will make a statement. (227313)

We have had no discussions with the Audit Commission in relation to cost savings from FiReControl.

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what progress has been made in the implementation of the FireGuard project; and if she will make a statement. (227842)

Fireguard is a collaborative procurement between 33 fire and rescue authorities. We understand that the Project Board meets on 27 October, at which decisions will be taken as to whether a contract will be taken forward.