The London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA), is directly accountable to the Mayor. There are 17 members of the LFEPA, nine from the London Assembly and eight nominated by the London boroughs via the Association of London Government. These members were appointed on 1 June 2000.
What does the LFEPA do?
For fire, the LFEPA:
- sets the strategy for the provision of fire services
- ensures the fire brigade can meet all normal requirements efficiently
- ensures members of the fire brigade are properly trained and equipped
- ensures effective arrangements are in place to receive fire calls and deal with them promptly
- ensures arrangements for advice and guidance on fire prevention are made
For emergency planning, the LFEPA holds and fulfils many responsibilities, including assisting the boroughs plans for emergencies, and preparation and plans for any major incident in London. The London Assembly recently undertook an in depth analysis of how London's services responded to the June 2005 terror attacks and how our services could be improved.
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