Safeguarding Regional Leads Forum

Providing advice as subject matter experts to the NFCC Safeguarding Board, this forum leads and champions the consultation, development and peer review of guidance, tools and best practice, to meet the safeguarding fire standard and any legislative change. This forum act as advocates for safeguarding within their regions.

The formation of the NFCC Safeguarding Regional Leads Forum comprises of seven regional representatives from Fire and Rescue Services and its membership and regional layout is set out below. The SRLF meet on a quarterly occurrence to ensure consistent engagement on any identified themes.

More information can be found on the NFCC Safeguarding Regional Leads Forum’s strategic intent.

Name Organisation Role
Donna Bentley (Chair) NFCC Safeguarding Strategic Lead
Kevin Johnson (Vice Chair) NFCC NFCC Safeguarding Practitioners Group Chair
Laura Ladd-Harris NFCC Prevention Partnerships Manager
Amber Jenkin NFCC Safeguarding Co-ordinator
Name Organisation Represented region
Lisa Bryan Northamptonshire FRS East Midlands & West Midlands
Emyr Gough Norfolk FRS Eastern & London
Mark Clement Cumbria FRS North Eastern & North Western
Elaine Tuckwell Scottish FRS Scotland
Caleb Stevens Devon & Somerset FRS South Eastern and South Western
Melanie Evans South Wales FRS Wales
Tracey Kendall Humberside FRS Yorkshire & Humberside


East & West Midlands Eastern & London North Eastern & North Western
East Midlands Bedfordshire NORTH EAST
Derbyshire Cambridgeshire Cleveland
Leicestershire Essex County Durham & Darlington
Lincolnshire Hertfordshire Northumberland
Nottinghamshire London Tyne and Wear
Northamptonshire Norfolk NORTH WEST
West Midlands Suffolk Cheshire
Hereford and Worcester Cumbria
Shropshire Greater Manchester
Staffordshire Isle of Man
Warwickshire Lancashire
West Midlands Merseyside
Northern Ireland
Scotland South Eastern & South Western Wales Yorkshire & Humberside
Scottish SOUTH EAST  Mid and West Wales Humberside
Buckinghamshire North Wales North Yorkshire
East Sussex South Wales South Yorkshire
Hampshire and Isle of Wight West Yorkshire
Royal Berkshire
West Sussex
Devon & Somerset
Dorset & Wiltshire
Guernsey (VACANT)
Isle of Scilly (VACANT)
Jersey (VACANT)