135. Co-operation regarding pan-London emergencies.

135.     Co-operation regarding pan-London emergencies.

In London, it is the function1 of the London Fire Commissioner2, on behalf of all county, district and London borough councils which have functions which are exercisable in London (and the Common Council of the City of London)3, to take the lead responsibility for maintaining plans for the purpose of ensuring that if a pan-London emergency4 occurs or is likely to occur the responder is able to perform its functions so far as necessary or desirable for the purpose of preventing the emergency, reducing, controlling or mitigating its effects, or taking other