Posts Tagged "Fire Brigades Union"

Bristol MPs condemn frontline fire service cuts

Three Bristol MPs have written an open letter to the minister responsible for the fire service raising serious concerns about cuts to fire and rescue budgets. Kerry McCarthy, MP for Bristol East, Thangam Debbonaire, MP for Bristol West and Karin…

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60 firefighters could lose jobs in Warwickshire in move unions warn will put lives at risk

Possible redundancies part of Warwickshire County Council’s proposals to save millions of pounds by 2020 More than 60 firefighters could lose their jobs in Warwickshire in a move that unions say will leave the public at risk. Across Warwickshire, there…

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Warwickshire Firefighters Job Losses Warning

More than 60 firefighters in Warwickshire are facing redundancy in the New Year because of budget cuts by the county council. As a result, people’s lives could be put at risk. This is the view of the Fire Brigades’ Union…

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Concerns as Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service looks to save £3.3m

Firefighters fear the number of incidents will rise and jobs will be lost as Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) looks to make savings of £3.3m. As well as tightening its budget by this figure for 2016-2018, NFRS must also…

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Council backs Fire Brigades Union bid to stop River Clyde water rescue changes

An overhaul of Glasgow’s water rescue service should be halted, according to city councillors. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) wants to free up the dedicated crew who monitor the River Clyde for regular duties. Two boats are currently…

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New £8.5m Essex fire control room will be at least 20 months late

Fire bosses have admitted there has been a 20-month delay in introducing a multi-million pound system in the Essex control room. Essex County Fire and Rescue Service (ECFRS) moved its control room from Hutton to its HQ in Kelvedon along…

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Theresa May accuses fire and rescue services of significant failings

The Home Secretary is ready to use her policing reform model to drive a culture of change through a radical shake-up of fire and rescue. Theresa May has ruled out letting fire and rescue services “stand still”, calling for an…

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