pdf Fuel Crisis Plan (333 KB)

This plan details that the National Emergency – Fuel (NEP-F), published by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR) in 2008, which was overhaled by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) in 2017 and reviewed in 2019, may be activated by the Government in an actual or threatened emergency significantly effecting the production, supply distribution or use of fuel. This plan reflects the national plan.

The Trust recognises responsibility in reflecting and upholding the central government aim within the National Emergency Plan – Fuel outlined the following three principles:


• Protect human life and as far a possible property – Alleviate suffering
• Support the continuity of everyday activity and restoration of disrupted services at the earliest possible opportunity
• Uphold the rule of law and democratic process


To have a pre agreed robust Trust Fuel Crisis Plan that underpins the Trust’s Incident Response Plan whilst maintaining the integrity of the National Emergency Plan for Fuel.