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Council Tax Precept 2022 to 2023 - now closed

The consultation closed at 12 noon on Friday 21 January 2022. The results will be presented at the Fire Authority meeting on 11 February 2022.

Would you pay between 10p (Band A property) to a maximum of 29p (Band H property) extra per month, to support the delivery of fire and rescue services in the Humberside area?  

Our long-term financial planning assumes an increase in the Council Tax of 1.99% to sustain the service that we deliver today.

The table below provides the 2021-2022 council tax bands and what a 1.99% increase would mean for each Council Tax band in 2022-2023. 

As with most public sector organisations, Humberside Fire Authority continues to face significant financial challenges over the next few years and it must continue to work hard to ensure that it can continue to deliver a high level of service.

Without the additional funding, we would need to make reductions to the services that you currently receive.

What out what we spend and how much the Service costs here.

Here are some examples of costs to maintain the services we currently provide:

  • A Full-Time fire engine and crew costs £1.36m per year
  • A two fire engine On-Call Fire Station costs £400k per year
  • 10 Safety Advocates cost £340k per year
  • 10 Fire Staff (non operational) roles cost £300k per year

If you have any questions about our consultations or require them in an alternative format, please contact the Corporate Communication Team, via 01482 565333 or by email to corporatecommunication@humbersidefire.gov.uk

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Humberside Fire and Rescue Service upholds best practice principles for consultations, as outlined by Government Consultation Principles 2018, The Consultation Charter and the Gunning Principles.

Privacy Notice

At Humberside Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) we are committed to protecting your personal information. This notice explains why and how we use your information.

We are collecting your personal information such as your email address to use in our consultation work, so that we can contact you if you ask us a question in your responses, want to be entered into a prize draw and to feedback the results. We will not share your information with anyone outside HFRS and will only collect and use your personal information with your consent, (as per the GDPR Article 6(1)(a)). You have the right to withdraw consent at any time.

Your email address will be kept no longer than 12 weeks from the closing of the consultation period.

HFRS has a Data Protection framework in place to ensure the effective and secure processing of your information. For more information on this you can visit our website here.

If you are not happy with the way we have handled your information you can contact our Data Protection Office at dataprotection@humbersidefire.gov.uk.

If you are still not happy, the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) is the UK’s independent authority upholding information rights and can be contacted at www.ico.org.uk.

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