College to receive extra funding.(News)(Brief Article)

Speaking in the House of Lords Lord Rooker revealed that the Fire Service College Task Group has reported to Parliament. The task group's report concluded that there is a need for a central Fire Service training facility and that it should take forward work on IPDS, civil contingency response and the modernisation agenda.

The report also recommended the creation of a national training strategy defining the role of the college in relation to other providers. Moreover, the report recommended that a long-term plan for improving the college's infrastructure and services should be drawn up. …

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