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HM Fire Service Inspectorate in Scotland: scrutiny plan 2016 to 2021

Published: 6 Jun 2016

Priorities for the inspection of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS).

Published:
6 Jun 2016
HM Fire Service Inspectorate in Scotland: scrutiny plan 2016 to 2021

This Scrutiny Plan 2016-21 describes the role and functions of Her Majesty's Fire Service Inspectorate (HMFSI).

The Plan sets out in broad terms our intended programme for the inspection of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.

As we review the Plan, the summary table is regularly updated to reflect ongoing inspection activity.

Local area inspection activity

Year Local area Started Fieldwork Published
2019 to 2020  City of Edinburgh October 2019 January-February 2020  
2019 to 2020  Dumfries and Galloway June 2019 July-October 2019 February 2020
2019 to 2020 Argyll and Bute To be confirmed    
2019 to 2020 Fife To be confirmed    
2019 to 2020 Angus To be confirmed    
2018 to 2019  North Lanarkshire September 2018 January-February 2019 August 2019
2017 to 2018  Glasgow December 2016 February-March 2017  April 2018 
2017 to 2018  Highland April 2017 May-December 2017  August 2018 

Thematic inspections

Year Theme Started Fieldwork Published
2017 to 2019  Retained Duty System Training July 2017 (suspended)  January-July 2018 (recommended)
August-October 2019
March 2020
2019 to 2020  Command and Control in the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service May 2019 June/October 2019 (revisted February-March 2020)  
2019 to 2020 Assessing the effectiveness of inspection activity September/October 2019 December 2019/March 2020  
2017 to 2019  Operational Risk Information August 2017 January to September 2018  February 2019
2017 to 2019  Fleet Management July 2017 January to November 2018  May 2019

 

Contact

Her Majesty's Fire Service Inspectorate
Area 1 Rear
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh EH1 3DG

Telephone: 0131 244 3275
Email: HMFSI@gov.scot