Statement of Assurance

Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service have a statutory duty to ensure that an effective fire and rescue service is delivered across our county.

The Fire and Rescue National Framework for England sets out the requirement for Fire and Rescue authorities to provide an annual statement of assurance on financial, governance and operational matters.

  • Financial accounts for the period 01 April to 31 March are externally audited each year
  • ​Governance is overseen by the Fire Authority
  • Operational responsibilities fall under the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004 and include the core functions of fire safety, firefighting, road traffic collisions and emergencies.

Our Statement of Assurance can be found in the document below:

Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Authority Annual Statement of Assurance 2016 to 2017 (PDF 248KB)

Our Annual Governance Statement can be found in the document below:

Annual Governance Assurance Statement 2016 to 2017 (PDF 117KB)

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