Where the money was spent in 2021-22

Summary of our expenditure for the period 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022

Figures have been rounded up to the nearest £0.1m (£100,000). For full details of exact amounts, please see the full statement of accounts (currently only available in PDF format).

Nearly 89% of the £69.8m spent during the year related to employee expenses. The remainder was spent on non-pay related costs which are required to support the effective running of the organisation.


Operational response and resilience – this money paid for:

  • Firefighting and rescue services
  • Fire and Rescue Control Room
  • Operational pre-planning
  • Emergency planning
  • Technical rescue
  • New dimension activity
  • Eurotunnel and other Channel Tunnel related activity
  • Engineering and transport

Customer, business safety and engagement – this money paid for:

  • Building Safety
  • Business safety and Customer Safety
  • Communications, marketing and engagement

Corporate teams – this money paid for:

  • Corporate management and business support
  • Human resources and training
  • Policy and performance
  • Member allowances and support
  • Property and procurement
  • Information systems
  • Finance and insurance

Pensions, financing, and other costs – this money paid for:

  • Pension costs
  • Cost of capital charges
  • Borrowing costs
  • Infrastructure funding