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Hereford & Worcester Fire Authority

The Fire Authority is a separate, stand-alone authority and comprises of 25 Members. The Authority Members are Councillors appointed by Herefordshire Council (6) and Worcestershire County Council (19).

As Members of the Fire Authority, Councillors do not represent the individual wards/divisions for which they were elected or even the constituent authorities by whom they were appointed. Instead they have a duty to represent the interests of the community across the two counties of Herefordshire and Worcestershire as a whole.

The Chairman of the Fire Authority is Councillor Kit Taylor

The Vice-Chairman of the Fire Authority is Councillor Roger Phillips