What is the Authority?

Cleveland Fire Authority is responsible for setting the strategic direction, policies and priorities of the Brigade. In doing so it aims to take into account the views of our stakeholders and keep them fully informed of Fire Authority plans.

The authority comprises of 23 elected members from the Borough Councils of Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland and Stockton on Tees.

Fire Authority meetings are normally held at Fire Brigade Headquarters, Endeavour House, Stockton Road, Hartlepool, TS25 5TB.

Members of the public and press are welcome to attend, but may occasionally be excluded when confidential information is discussed.

You can contact us on 01429 874076 to confirm dates and times of meetings, check them here on the website, or check your local authority notice boards.

If you have any queries relating to Cleveland Fire Authority governance matters, please contact Beverley Parker, Head of Corporate Support on 01429 874073 or at cfa@clevelandfire.gov.uk.

Useful Publications

Corporate Governance Framework (PDF)

This document contains all the details about the structure and organisation of the Fire Authority including financial procedure rules.

Ethical Governance Framework (PDF)

This document contains details of principles governing the conduct of members of local authorities, and the procedures that follow should they be breached.