FiReBuy appointments announcement.(Round-Up)

Fire Minister Jim Fitzpatrick has announced the appointment of five directors to FiReBuy Limited--a new national non departmental public body which will procure equipment for the Fire and Rescue Service. Mr Fitzpatrick made the announcement at the Local Government Association annual fire conference in Runcorn (see pg 13).

The directors are: Elizabeth Bennett from Nottinghamshire County Council; George Herbert, former chief of Durham and Darlington; Martin Kitchen, former chief of Surrey; Robert Light, councillor and group leader of Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council; and David Rowe, former deputy leader of Suffolk County Council.

The appointments will be for three years. …

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