APPENDICES
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APPENDIX A

Wallasey Lifestyle Analysis

Key Statistics  
Dwelling Fires 469
HFRAs 5615
Households 31461
% HH Surveyed 18%
Fires per 1000 households 14.91

Deprivation Analysis

Wards
IMD
Access
Employment
Education
Health
Housing
Income
Child Pov.
BIDSTON WARD
23
7157
10
926
29
770
9
1
LEASOWE WARD
289
5777
174
1427
203
1531
313
241
LISCARD WARD
928
7993
514
1714
454
5495
913
1109
MORETON WARD
2187
5357
1492
3729
1078
5628
2276
2421
NEW BRIGHTON WARD
1115
7656
444
3623
456
6433
1086
1565
SEACOMBE WARD
179
7944
172
343
172
1794
182
211
WALLASEY WARD
4067
6932
2336
5890
2578
8260
3641
4371

Lifestyle Analysis

Lifestyle
HFRAs
%
Cum %
L2 - Suburban Semis M8 - Pebble Dash Subtopia
1844
23%
23%
L7 - Town Houses & Flats M30 - Bijou Homemakers
1178
15%
38%
L6 - Victorian Low Status M29 - Rejuvenated Terraces
830
10%
49%
L4 - Low Rise Council M16 - Low Rise Subsistence
664
8%
57%
L7 - Town Houses & Flats M31 - Market Town Mixture
420
5%
62%

Lifestyle Predominance - Dwelling Fires

Lifestyles
Fires
%
Cum%
L6 - Victorian Low Status M29 - Rejuvenated Terraces
62
13%
13%
L4 - Low Rise Council M16 - Low Rise Subsistence
59
13%
26%
L7 - Town Houses & Flats M30 - Bijou Homemakers
56
12%
38%
L2 - Suburban Semis M8 - Pebble Dash Subtopia
41
9%
47%
L6 - Victorian Low Status M26 - Rootless Renters
41
9%
55%
L5 - Council Flats M18 - Families in the Sky
35
7%
63%
L9 - Independent Elders M40 - Elderly in own Flats
27
6%
69%
L7 - Town Houses & Flats M32 - Town Centre Singles
20
4%
73%
L4 - Low Rise Council M15 - Low Rise Pensioners
16
3%
76%

Target Lifestyles

L2 - Suburban Semis M8 - Pebble Dash Subtopia
L4 - Low Rise Council M13 - Coalfield Legacy
L4 - Low Rise Council M15 - Low Rise Pensioners
L4 - Low Rise Council M16 - Low Rise Subsistence
L5 - Council Flats M18 - Families in the Sky
L6 - Victorian Low Status M26 - Rootless Renters
L6 - Victorian Low Status M29 - Rejuvenated Terraces
L7 - Town Houses & Flats M30 - Bijou Homemakers
L7 - Town Houses & Flats M31 - Market Town Mixture
L7 - Town Houses & Flats M32 - Town Centre Singles
L9 - Independent Elders M40 - Elderly in own Flats

Deprivation Analysis

APPENDIX B

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Fire Services Act 1947
Fire Services Act 1959
Licensing Act 1961
Fire Precautions Act 1971
The Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations 1997

Fire Service Circular 43/1958 “CFBAC Report of the Joint Committee on Standards of Fire Cover 1958”.
Fire Service Circular 23/1974
Fire Service Circular 4/1985 “CFBAC Report of the Joint Committee on Standards of Fire Cover 1985”.
Dear Chief Officer Letter 1/1994, item D, Aerial Appliances
Fire Service Circular 2/2001 “Best Value” 1 February 2001
Fire Service Circular 7/2003 “Fire Authority Integrated Risk Management Planning” 2 April 2003.

Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1992, Approved Code of Practise, Health & Safety Executive, 1992
“A Review of Risk Categorisation and Standards of Fire Cover 1994/95”. Merseyside Fire & Civil Defence Authority
“In the Line of Fire. Value for Money in the Fire Service”. Audit Commission 1995
“Community Cohesion” The Report of the Independent Review Team, Home Office, December 2001
“Worth the Risk – Improving Risk Management in Local Government” Audit Commission 2001
“The Future of the Fire Service, Reducing Risk, Saving Lives”. The Independent Review of the Fire Service (the “Bain report”). December 2002
Fire Statistics, United Kingdom 2001, ODPM, 29 April 2003
“Our Fire and Rescue Service”. Government White Paper, June 2003.
The Economic Cost of Fire, Estimates for 2000, Central Economic Office, ODPM, June 2003
Fire Service Pay and Conditions Agreement 2003, NJC for Local Authorities’ Fire Brigades, Circular NJC/01/03, 13 June 2003
“Targets in the Public Sector”, Audit Commission Public Sector Briefing Report, September 2003
Health & Safety Executive, Sector Information minute, SIM 7/2000/07: Crewing of Fire Appliances
7 February 2000

Community Plan/Local Strategic Partnership. Knowsley Borough Council, September 2001(draft).
Crime & Disorder Audit, Knowsley January 2002
Crime & Disorder Reduction Strategy 2002-2005 Liverpool Partnership Group March 2002
Policing Plan 2003-04, Merseyside Police
British Crime Survey 2001/02, ODPM, 29 April 2003.

“Creating an Intelligence-Led Approach to Fire Risk Management”. A Study of the Police National Intelligence Model and the Identification of the Key Components for Fire Service Implementation. Conference Paper, Rome, 3 April 2003, Dominic Harrison, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service.

Community Firefighter’s Handbook, Merseyside Fire Service
Best Value Performance Plan and Service Plan 2003/04, Merseyside Fire & Civil Defence Authority
Relocation of City Centre Fire Station, St. Anne Street Option/Response Options, Merseyside Fire Service, 2002
Aerial Appliance Review 2003, Merseyside Fire Service
Emergency Planning Department, Annual Report 2003, Merseyside Fire & Civil Defence Authority
Community Fire Safety Strategy, Merseyside Fire & Civil Defence Authority, September 2003
Fatal Fires in Merseyside 2002/03, Merseyside Civil Defence Authority, September 2003

New Zealand Fire Service Commission Statement of Intent 2002/03

“The Coronary Heart Disease Prevention Programme in Merseyside – Strategic Plan”. The Heart of Mersey c/o South Sefton Primary Care Trust, June 2003.

APPENDIX C

ABBREVIATIONS USED & GLOSSARY OF TERMS

1(I)(d) Inspection A familiarisation exercise carried out by operational personnel at commercial premises to establish risk.
Appliance A fire engine or vehicle with a specialist role.
Attendance Time Time taken from receipt of call to arrival at an incident.
AFA Automatic Fire Alarm- a mechanical means to detect fire in a building, automatically notifying the Service of a potential problem.
CFBAC Central Fire Brigades Advisory Council.
CLM Crew Level Maintenance team.
CPP Combined Pump Platform Vehicle.
COMAH Control of Major Accident Hazard Regulations.
CFS Community Fire Safety – a programme of intervention, outreach and raising awareness.
e-Government Electronic Government – any electronic means by which people can contact Government bodies and local authorities.
FACE Fire Awareness Child Education Programme.
FDR 1 A form produced by the ODPM to record Primary Fires.
FREE (Team) Fire Reduction through Engagement and Education. A team aiming to help young people who pose a fire risk to the community.
FSD Fire Service Direct. Our Call Centre contacting people to arrange HFRAs and providing fire safety advice.
Geo-coding Allocation of a unique reference to a location to allow it to be plotted on a map.
GIS Graphical Information System – a database relating information to its geographical location.
HFRA Home Fire Safety Check– a home visit by professional fire service personnel to identify and reduce the risk of fire.
HMI Her Majesty’s Inspectorate (of Fire Services).
ICS Incident Command System.
ICT Incident Command Team.
IEG Implementing Electronic Government.
IPDS Integrated Personal Development System – a role based system with a structural training path to maintain and develop skills.
IRMP Integrated Risk Management Plan.
LLAR Low Level of Activity & Risk (stations where a flexible response is being piloted).
MACC Mobilising and Communications Centre.
MORR Management of Occupational Road Risk.
Pod A container carrying specialist equipment.
Primary Fire Reportable fires generally involving property or vehicles.
Prime Mover A vehicle for transporting pods to incidents or other locations.
PTV Princes Trust Volunteers.
ODPM Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.
PI Performance Indicator.
RAPID Risk Assessed Programme for Incident Deployment (an IT based risk assessment and reduction model).
RTA Road Traffic Accident.
Secondary Fire Reportable fires but not involving property or vehicles. Generally of a more minor nature than primary fires.
Section 2&12 Arrangements Arrangements whereby neighbouring fire and rescue services provide assistance to each other.
SLA Service Level Agreement.
SOP Standard Operating Procedure.
Special Service A non fire related attendance.
TRV Targetted Response Vehicles (for use at secondary fires).
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