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Fire Services: Closures

Volume 498: debated on Monday 2 November 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many fire stations were closed in (a) England, (b) the West Midlands and (c) Shropshire in (i) 2006, (ii) 2007 and (iii) 2008. (295993)

This information, which is reported in financial year returns to the Department, is shown in the following table.

Number of fire stations closed in England, the West Midlands region and Shropshire, 2006-07 to 2008-09

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

England

7

1

0

West Midlands

1

0

0

Shropshire

0

0

0

Source:

Annual returns to CLG.