Where the money was spent in 2022-23

Nearly 91% of the £78.2m 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.

This money paid for the following:

Operational response and resilience:

  • 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:

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

Corporate teams:

  • 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:

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