HC Deb 22 March 1999 vol 328 c31W
Mr. Jim Cunningham

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on staffing levels in each Fire Service area. [77693]

Mr. George Howarth

Information on staffing levels in each fire authority area is included in the annual Reports of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Fire Services for England and Wales. The report for 1997–98 was presented to Parliament by my right hon. Friend the Home Secretary in October 1998.