Monthly Archives: June 2016

Leaked fire service report a ‘mask’ for cuts, says firefighters’ union

Fire service leaders have today warned that mergers of fire and rescue services are being used to ‘mask’ deep funding cuts. A leaked report into firefighters’ conditions of service calls for the government to fund more mergers in an effort

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FBU reacts to Theresa May’s first speech on the fire and rescue service

The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has responded to the proposals put forward by the home secretary in her speech to the Reform think tank, including a ‘cautious welcome’ of the idea for the establishment of an independent inspectorate for the fire

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