Thursday 7th Jan 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
But crews are stretched to the limit by government cuts
Tuesday 29th Dec 2015
posted by Will Stone in Britain
Something off the Richter scale was needed for the Fire Brigades Union to reaffiliate to Labour – yet that’s exactly what happened with the election of Jeremy Corbyn, says MATT WRACK
Thursday 24th Dec 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
Firefighters blast cut in equipment designed to deal with terror attacks
Tuesday 22nd Dec 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
FIREFIGHTERS celebrated victory yesterday against age discrimination in the 1992 Firefighters’ Pension Scheme.
Their union FBU challenged rules requiring firefighters who joined the scheme aged 18 to 20 to contribute for up to 32 years to receive a 30-year pension when they hit...
Tuesday 8th Dec 2015
FBU slams devastating cuts as Storm Desmond batters north
Monday 7th Dec 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
THE historic decision taken yesterday by the Fire Brigades Union to reaffiliate to Labour shows the real story of Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership.
If you read any paper but the Morning Star — which alone in the national press is supportive of the exciting new politics that...
Saturday 28th Nov 2015
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
CUTS to fire brigades will allow a Paris-style terror attack to escalate, firefighters warned yesterday as the government admitted response times were at a 20-year high.
The Fire Brigades Union said further cuts to the service expected in Tory Chancellor George Osborne’s spending...
Friday 20th Nov 2015
Matt Wrack: We’ll always stand up for members
Saturday 31st Oct 2015
FIREFIGHTERS are to vote on reaffiliating to Labour following Jeremy Corbyn’s landslide victory in the party’s leadership election on a socialist manifesto.
The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) severed its link to the party in 2004 after a bitter dispute over pay under the Blair...
Wednesday 28th Oct 2015