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This set of annexes provides background information to the Outline Business Case for Reform of the Fire and Rescue Services in Scotland.
Annex A provides background detail on the OBC process to supplement the introduction to the OBC. It also provides detail of the benefit and risks workshops that were held in March and April 2011.
Annexes B-E provide background detail on the Fire and Rescue Services, covering their structure and legislative background, recent trends and outcomes, recent performance, how the services are financed, and current governance arrangements.
Annex G provides additional detail on the current and target operating models for the reform of the Fire and Rescue Services. This provides the basis for developing and assessing the three reform options in the main Outline Business Case.
Process and Methodology for developing Outline Business Case for Fire and Rescue Reform
Legislative Background and Structure of the Fire and Rescue Services in Scotland
Fire and Rescue Service Performance - Trends and Outcomes
Fire and Rescue Service Performance - Taking Action
Financing of the Fire and Rescue Services in Scotland
Governance of the Fire and Rescue Services in Scotland
Fire and Rescue Service Reform - Target Operating Models