Avon Fire Authority appoints new Chair

Councillor Donald Davies has been appointed as Chair of Avon Fire Authority.

Councillor Davies is an Independent Member at North Somerset Council, representing Pill. He has been a member of Avon Fire Authority since May 2015.

He received cross-party support during a vote held at an Extraordinary Meeting of Avon Fire Authority held on Monday 25 June. During the meeting Members also discussed the representation process in response to the Statutory Inspection into Avon Fire Authority ordered by the Home Secretary.

The Authority has been invited to provide final representations ahead of the publication of the report.

Councillor Davies replaces Bristol City Councillor Peter Abraham who had been the Chairman since 2015.