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FIREFIGHTERS’ UNION PAYS TRIBUTE TO VICTIMS OF THE GRENFELL TOWER FIRE

The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has paid tribute to the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire on the day the public inquiry into the disaster opens.   Matt Wrack, FBU general secretary, said: “The Grenfell Tower fire was a devastating

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Silent March for Grenfell

A Silent Walk in Solidarity with Grenfell is being arranged on 14 June to mark a year since the fire at Grenfell Tower disaster and support the Grenfell community in their fight for justice. We make a lot of requests

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Get your MP to sign EDM 1115 to mark Firefighters’ Memorial Day 2018

The Fire Brigades Union is urging members to write to their MP to support a parliamentary motion marking Firefighters’ Memorial Day 2018. Laid by former firefighter Jim Fitzpatrick MP, EDM 1115 – Firefighters’ Memorial Day, 4 May 2018 calls on Parliamentarians to

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NHS under ATTACK

11.30am 14th April 2018 Leeds March to save our NHS

Posted in Politics, Trade Unions

FBU member meets MP to discuss help for troubled youngsters

This just in from the Brigade Secretary Our member, Watch Manager Craig Bedford and myself met with the Shadow Minister for Justice, Richard Burgon MP today to discuss the fantastic work Craig is doing in Wetherby Young Offenders institute. In

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