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Strategic Priorities

This plan sets out how we aim to use our resources to manage the risks we face in West Yorkshire and keep you safe from fire and other emergencies.

“Our priority is to keep you safe from fire and other emergencies”


Reduce the risks to the communities of West Yorkshire

Continue to keep our firefighters safe

Maintain our current 40 fire stations and 46 fire engines

Work smarter throughout the service

Make better use of technology and innovate where possible

Be more efficient across all areas of the service to make savings

Identify options to make further savings beyond 2020

Manage recruitment to avoid compulsory redundancies wherever possible.

Reduce what we spend by at least £2.4m by 2020


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ICT Strategy – 2016-20

Community Risk Management Strategy – 2015-20

Fire Safety Strategy (559.59kb)

Training and Development Strategy (786.01kb)

Human Resources Strategy 2016-20

Human Resources Strategy 2011-15

Human Resources and Workforce Development Strategy 2008-11 (417.28kb)


Information Governance Strategy and Policy (294.19kb)

Business Continuity Management Strategy

Procurement Strategy (21.69kb)