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Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service


146 Bolton Road

Swinton, Manchester

M27 8US

Tel: 0161 736 5866

For a FREE Home Fire Risk Assessment please call:

0800 555 815

Committee details

Service Delivery Committee

Purpose of committee

The role of the Service Delivery Committee on behalf of the Authority is to consider substantive matters relating to Service Delivery including both emergency response and prevention and protection:


-  Integrated risk planning, including the modelling of the risk of emergencies, the categories of emergency to be responded to, the response to such emergencies, the emergency response standards required to be set and the determination of strategies and policies required to deliver an effective prevention and protection function.

-  The resources and capability (people and assets) required for effective Service Delivery.

-  Training and development in prevention, protection, fire investigation and operational response.

-  The performance and effectiveness of Service Delivery arrangements.

-  Working in partnership with other agencies.

-  The exercise of delegated powers to consider and approve responses to consultations with potentially significant implications for the Authority; and

-  Any other item referred to it by the Authority or a chief officer.


Emergency Response

-   The Authority’s statutory functions for receiving fire calls and making arrangements for mobilizing fire appliances.

-  Resilience, whether nationally, regionally or locally and ensure effective business continuity arrangements.

-  Operational safety management. 


Prevention and Protection

-  Promoting fire safety through targeted marketing, advice, education and behaviour change.

-  Promoting safety regarding other emergencies, such as road traffic and water related incidents.

-   The investigation of fires and the detection of crime.

-  The enforcement of fire safety regulations in the built environment.

-  Fulfilling the Authority’s Crime and Disorder Act responsibilities.


NOTE: On 8th May 2017 Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority was abolished and the fire and rescue functions had been transferred to the GMCA and would be exercisable by the elected Mayor. 





Contact information

Support officer: Donna Parker, Democratic Services Manager. Email:

Postal address:
Phoenix Room
Fire Service Headquarters
146 Bolton Road
M27 8US

Phone: 0161 608 4087


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