Full Authority

Delegated Powers

The Authority is a corporate body with the legal responsibility for making decisions about all matters concerning the functions, powers, duties and responsibilities of the Authority which are invested in it by statute and / or common law.

However, only the Authority will exercise the following functions:

  • Variations to standing orders and financial standing orders
  • Revenue budget and capital plan
  • Levying or issuing a precept or borrowing on money
  • Major policy issues including:

– number and location of fire stations

– major organisational variations to the management or command structure

– major variations to the establishment

– proposals for expenditure not within approved revenue or capital plans

  • Adoption of Members’ allowances scheme
  • Appointing Chair and Vice Chair of the Authority and of the committees and sub-committees
  • Any other matter which by law must be reserved to the Authority itself

Membership

 

Labour

Conservative

Liberal Democrat

Cllr G Almas Cllr C Anderson Cllr R Downes
Cllr T Austin (Vice chair) Cllr P Harrand Cllr J Sunderland
Cllr J Dodds Cllr R Holmes
Cllr R Grahame Cllr R Hun
Cllr J Hughes (Chair) Cllr C Pillai
Cllr J Lennox Cllr M Pollard
Cllr D O’Donovan
Cllr T Peart
Cllr M Pervaiz
Cllr K Renshaw
Cllr O Rowley
Cllr B Smith
Cllr A Tait
Cllr A Wenham

 

Meetings – Agendas and Minutes

Membership

Membership

 

Meeting 29 June 2018

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting to be held on Friday, 29 June 2018 at 10.30 a.m. in the Training and Conference Suite, Birkenshaw.

 

Agenda

 

1. Appointment of Chair

2. Appointment of Vice-chair

3. Membership of the Authority
Link to Report

4. Chair’s announcements

5. Admission of the public

Members are asked to consider whether, by resolution, to exclude the public from the meeting during the items of business marked with an ‘E’ reference, because of the possibility of the disclosure of exempt information.

6. Urgent items

To determine whether there are any additional items of business which, by reason of special circumstances, the Chair believes should be considered at the meeting.

7. Declarations of interest

To consider any declaration of disclosable pecuniary interest in relation to any item of business on the agenda.

8. Authority Constitution – review
Link to Report

9. Committee memberships and appointments 2018 – 2019
Link to Report

10. Nomination of Members to answer questions at meetings of constituent authorities and of District Community Safety leader representatives
Link to Report

11. Appointment of Member Champions 2018 – 2019
Link to Report

12. Representation on Outside Bodies for 2018 – 2019
Link to Report

13. Minutes of meeting held on 16 February 2018

14. Minutes of the Community Safety Committee held on 6 April 2018

15. Minutes of the Human Resources Committee held on 13 April 2018 

16. Minutes of the Finance and Resources Committee held on 20 April 2018

17. Minutes of the Audit Committee held on 27 April 2018 

18. Minutes of the Executive Committee held on

a)  21 March 2018 
b)  12 April 2018 
c)  9 May 2018 
d)  27 June 2018

19. Minutes of an extraordinary meeting of the Local Pension Board held on 12 June 2018 

20. Local Government Association Minutes

a)  Fire Commission – 21 May 2018  
b)  Fire Service Management Committee – 26 January 2018 
c)  Fire Service Management Committee – 12 March 2018 

21. Tri-Service Collaboration Board Minutes held on 7 March 2018

22. Performance Management report – 1 April 2018
Link to Report

23. Corporate Health – annual update report
Link to Report

24. Service Action Plan update
Link to Report

a)  Final Update 2017 – 18 7 – 31 March 2018 
b)  Action Plan 2018 – 19 

25. Programme of meetings 2018 – 19 – amendment
Link to Report

26. Fire Vision 2024
Link to Report

 

Agenda Pdf version

All Reports Pdf version

 

Minutes

Meeting 30 June 2017

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting to be held on Friday, 30 June 2017 at 10.30 a.m. in the Training and Conference Suite, Birkenshaw.

 

Agenda

 

1.   Appointment of Chair

2.  Appointment of Vice-chair 

3.  Membership of the Authority
Link to Report

4.  Chair’s announcements

5.  Admission of the public

Members are asked to consider whether, by resolution, to exclude the public from the meeting during the items of business marked with an ‘E’ reference, because of the possibility of the disclosure of exempt information.

6.  Urgent items

To determine whether there are any additional items of business which, by reason of special circumstances, the Chair believes should be considered at the meeting.

7.  Declarations of interest

To consider any declaration of disclosable pecuniary interest in relation to any item of business on the agenda.
8.  Authority Constitution – review
Link to Report

9.  Local Pension Board Appointment of Scheme Member Representatives 2017 – 2018
Link to Report

10.  Committee memberships and appointments 2017 – 2018  
Link to Report

11.  Nomination of Members to answer questions at meetings of constituent authorities and of District Community Safety leader representatives    
Link to Report

12.  Appointment of Member Champions 2017 – 2018
Link to Report

13.  Representation on Outside Bodies for 2017 – 2018
Link to Report

14.  Appointment of Independent Person
Link to Report

15.  Minutes of meeting held on 17 February 2017

16.  Minutes of the Human Resources Committee held on 31 March 2017

17.  Minutes of the Local Pension Board held on

a)   13 January 2017

b)    8 February 2017

18.  Minutes of the Community Safety Committee held on 7 April 2017

19.  Minutes of the Audit Committee held on 28 April 2017

20.  Minutes of the Finance and Resources Committee held on 21 April 2017
21.  Minutes of the Executive Committee held on

a)   10 March 2017
b)  31 March 2017
c)   15 May 2017

22.  Local Government Association Minutes

a)   Fire Commission – May meeting cancelled
b)  Fire Service Management Committee – 27 January 2017
c)   Fire Service Management Committee – 6 March 2017

23.  West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Partnership Executive Group Minutes held on 3 March 2017

24.  Performance Management report –  1 April 2016 – 31 March 2017
Link to Report

25.  Corporate Health – annual update report
Link to Report

26.  General Data Protection Regulations
Link to Report

27.  Service Action Plan update

a)      Final Update 2016 – 17
b)      Action Plan 2017 – 18
Link to Report

28.  Emergency First Responders  
Link to Report

 

Agenda Pdf version

All Reports Pdf Version

 

Minutes

 

Minutes Pdf version 

 

 

 

Meeting 22 September 2017

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting to be held on Friday 22 September 2017 at 10.30 a.m. in the Training and Conference Suite, Birkenshaw

 

Agenda

 

1.   Chair’s announcements

2.  Admission of the public

Members are asked to consider whether, by resolution, to exclude the public from the meeting during the items of business marked with an ‘E’ reference, because of the possibility of the disclosure of exempt information.

3.  Urgent items

To determine whether there are any additional items of business which, by reason of special circumstances, the Chair believes should be considered at the meeting.

4.  Declarations of interest

To consider any declaration of disclosable pecuniary interest in relation to any item of business on the agenda.

5.  Minutes of meeting held on 23 June 2017

6.  Minutes of the Human Resources Committee held on 7 July 2017

7.   Minutes of the Local Pension Board held on 7 July 2017 

8.   Minutes of the Finance and Resources Committee held on 14 July 2017 

9.   Minutes the Community Safety Committee held on 21 July 2017 

10.  Minutes of the Audit Committee 2016

a) 28 July 2017
b) 7 September 2017

11.  Minutes of the Executive Committee held on

a) 30 June 2017
b) 26 July 2017
c) 17 August 2017
d) 7 September 2017

12.  Tri Service Collaboration Board Minutes held on 23 June 2017 

13.  Local Government Association Minutes

a) Fire Commission – 10 July 2017
b) Fire Services Management Committee – 23 June 2017

14 West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Partnership Executive Group Minutes held on 16 June 2017

15.  Performance Management report – 1 April – 31 July 2017
Link to Report 

16.  Service Plan Action Plan 2017 – 18 – update
Link to Report

17.  Emergency First Responding – update
Link to Report

18. Service Delivery Assurance report
Link to Report

19. Statement of Purpose
Link to Report

20. Statement of Assurance 2016 – 17
Link to Report

21. IRMP Proposals
Link to Report

22. Emergency Services Mobile Communication Programme – Update
Link to Report

23. Fire Leadership Academy – Member attendance
Link to Report

24. Station Visits Policy
Link to Report

 

Agenda Pdf version

All Reports Pdf version

 

Minutes

 

Minutes pdf version

 

 

Meeting 15 December 2017

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting to be held on Friday 15 December 2017 at 10.30 am in the Training and Conference Suite, Birkenshaw

 

Agenda

 

1.  Chair’s announcements

2.  Admission of the public 

Members are asked to consider whether, by resolution, to exclude the public from the meeting, during the items of business marked with an ‘E’ reference, because of the possibility of the disclosure to them of exempt information.

3.  Urgent items

To determine whether there any additional items of business which, by reason of special circumstances, the Chair believes should be considered at the meeting.

4.  Declarations of interest

To consider any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interest in relation to any item of business on the agenda.

5.  Minutes of meeting held on 22 September 2017  

6.  Minutes of the Audit Committee held on 15 September 2017 

7.  Minutes of the Human Resources Committee held on 6 October 2017 

8.  Minutes of the Finance and Resources Committee held on 13 October 2017 

9.  Minutes of the Community Safety Committee held on 27 October 2017

10.  Minutes of the Executive Committee held on

7 September 2017
22 September 2017
22 November 2017

11.  Tri-Service Collobration Board Minutes held on 8 November 2017

12.  Local Government Association Minutes

a)  Fire Services Management Committee  

23 June 2017
22 September 2017
17 November 2017       (to follow)

b)  Fire Commission     

10 July 2017
13 October 2017 (to follow)

13.  Minutes of the West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner’s Partnership Executive Group held on 8 September 2017   

14.  Performance Management report
Link to Report

15.  Service Plan Action Plan 2017 – 18 – update 
Link to Report

16.  Bonfire Review 2017 
Link to Report

 

For decision

 

17.  Markets in Financial Instruments Directives II
Link to Report

18.  Extension to six month attendance rule – Councillor M Graham
Link to Report

 

Agenda Pdf version

All reports Pdf version

 

 

Minutes

 

Minutes Pdf version   (draft)

 

 

 

 

Meeting 16 February 2018

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting to be held on Friday 16 February 2018 at 10.30 am in the Training and Conference Suite, Birkenshaw

 

Agenda

 

1.  Chair’s announcements

2.  Urgent items

To determine whether there are any additional items of business which, by reasons of special circumstances, the Chair believes should be considered at the meeting.

3.  Admission of the public

To consider whether, by resolution, to exclude the public from the meeting during the items of business marked with an ‘E’ reference, because of the possibility of the disclosure of exempt information.

4.  Declarations of interest 

To consider any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interest in relation to any item of business on the agenda.

5.  Minutes of the meeting held on 15 December 2017 

6.  Minutes of the Human Resources Committee held on 12 January 2018 

7.  Minutes of the Local Pension Board held on 12 January 2018 

8.  Minutes of the Community Safety Committee held on 19 January 2018

9.  Minutes of the Finance and Resources Committee held on 26 January 2018  

10.  Minutes of the Audit Committee held on 2 February 2018  

11.  Minutes of the Executive Committee held on 6 February 2018

12.  Minutes of the Local Government Association

a) Fire Commission held on 13 October 2017
b) Fire Services Management Committee held on 17 November 2017

13.  Programme of meetings 2018 – 19
Link to Report

14.  Performance Management report – 1 April to 31 December 2017
Link to Report

15.  Pay Policy Statement 2018 – 2019
Link to Report

16.  Service Plan Action Plan update 2017 – 18
Link to Report

17.  Service Plan Action Plan 2018 – 19
Link to Report

18.  Customer Service Excellence Assessment 2017
Link to Report

19.   Integrated Risk Management Plan 4 (IRMP4) – consultation responses
Link to Report

20.  Integrated Risk Management Plan 4 (IRMP4) – proposals
Link to Report

21.   Treasury Management Strategy 2018 – 29
Link to Report

22.  Draft capital investment plan, Draft revenue budget and medium term financial plan 2018 – 19
Link to Report

 

Agenda Pdf version

Reports Pdf version

 

Minutes

 

Minutes Pdf version    (draft)

 

 

Archived Meetings

This page contains links to the Agendas and Minutes of the Full Authority meetings from previous years:

2017/18

30 Jun 2017 (AGM)  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

22 September 2017  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

15 December 2017  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

16 February 2018  Agenda  Reports  Minutes 

2016/17

24 June 2016 (AGM)  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

23 September 2016  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

16 December 2016  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

17 February 2017  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

2015/16

26 June 2015 (AGM)  Agenda  Reports Minutes

11 September 2015  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

18 December 2015  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

19 February 2016  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

2014/15

30 July 2014 (AGM) Agenda (94.15kb) Reports (2126.89kb) Minutes (319.17kb)

17 October 2014 Agenda (214.16kb) Reports (2570.23kb) Minutes (94.18kb)

19 December 2014 Agenda (211.41kb) Reports (3491.8kb) Minutes (241.38kb)

20 February 2015 Agenda (73.28kb) Reports (2168.57kb) Minutes (111.21kb)

27 April 2015 Agenda (84.98kb)   Minutes

2013/14

28 June 2013 (AGM) Agenda (122.31kb) Reports (1712.95kb) Minutes (317.57kb)

13 September 2013 Agenda (210.98kb) Reports (7020.94kb) Minutes (94.33kb)

20 December 2013 Agenda (214.06kb) Reports (2205.77kb) Minutes (88.03kb)

21 February 2014 Agenda (211.06kb) Reports (1416.57kb) Minutes (94.33kb)

2012/13

29 June 2012 (AGM) Agenda (125.1kb) Reports (3390.68kb) Minutes (232.23kb)

7 September 2012 Agenda (119.65kb) Reports (1972.34kb) Minutes (32.05kb)

21 December 2012 Agenda (120kb) Reports (2228.47kb) Minutes (177.12kb)

21 February 2013 Agenda (19.15kb) Reports (1229.58kb) Minutes (89.8kb)

28 March 2013 Agenda (106.71kb) Reports (45.41kb) Minutes (117kb)

 

2011/12

24 June 2011 (AGM) Agenda (23.07kb) Reports (2419.13kb) Minutes (249.98kb)

9 September 2011 Agenda (123.3kb) Reports (6429.18kb) Minutes (159.64kb)

16 December 2011 Agenda (14.89kb) Reports (2492.19kb) Minutes (160.62kb)

16 February 2012 Agenda (121.75kb) Reports (3404.6kb) Minutes (258.62kb)

 

2010/11

25 June 2010 Agenda (13.18kb) Reports (931.93kb) Minutes (49.05kb)

17 September 2010 Agenda (12.74kb) Reports (4938.02kb) Minutes (20.64kb)

17 December 2010 Agenda (13.27kb) Reports (4406.51kb) Minutes (28.12kb)

18 February 2011 Agenda (685.66kb) Reports (1994.4kb) Minutes (26.89kb)

15 April 2011 Agenda (9.78kb) Reports (637.59kb) Minutes (20.48kb)

 

2009/10

19 Jun 2009 Agenda and Minutes (1166.78kb)

04 Sep 2009 Agenda and Minutes (72.88kb)

18 Dec 2009 Agenda and Minutes (2237.83kb)

19 Feb 2010 Agenda and Minutes (623.15kb)

30 Apr 2010 Agenda and Minutes (441.27kb)

 

2008/09

27 Jun 2008 Agenda and Minutes (2308.42kb)

05 Sep 2008 Agenda and Minutes (324.29kb)

19 Dec 2008 Agenda and Minutes (589.44kb)

13 Feb 2009 Agenda and Minutes (526.87kb)

24 Apr 2009 Agenda and Minutes (935.69kb)