20 November 2013
Q5. - Provide Cllr Hilton with a written response regarding the use of consultants to put together the transformation challenge bid for GFRS.
Transformation Challenge Bid
The consultant used had a sound understanding of Fire and Rescue services, understood the policy direction of DCLG in terms of the Transformation programme and was already working successfully on a joint bid for Warwickshire County Council and Hereford & Worcestershire Fire Authority. In addition the timescales for submission were extremely tight. Given the tight timescales and the small size of the commissio