FIREFIGHTERS and teaching unions accused the government yesterday of putting “profit before children’s safety” over plans that would weaken fire safety in schools.
The Fire Brigades Union (FBU), the National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the Association of Teachers and...
Thursday 29th Jun 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
FIRE and rescue services are being “crippled” by government cuts to the number of control room staff, according to a new report out yesterday.
Fire Brigades Union (FBU) report Losing Control details how Tory austerity has seen a quarter of fire control operators and local...
Tuesday 6th Jun 2017
by Steve Sweeney
FIREFIGHTERS need more protection because exposure to extreme heat puts them at higher risk of heart attack, a study revealed yesterday.
Research published by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) showed that the physical exertion and extended exposure to extreme...
Tuesday 4th Apr 2017
The abolition of the requirement for new schools to be fitted with sprinklers is a recipe for tragedy, writes TAM McFARLANE
Tuesday 13th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
A REVIEW of Britain’s fire and rescue services has been branded “incompetent, irrelevant and misleading” by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU).
The supposedly independent Adrian Thomas review into working conditions in the fire and rescue service is published today, some...
Friday 4th Nov 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
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Tuesday 31st May 2016
Firefighters blast cut in equipment designed to deal with terror attacks
Tuesday 22nd Dec 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Matt Wrack: We’ll always stand up for members
Saturday 31st Oct 2015
Longer response time prevented pensioner’s rescue, says FBU
Wednesday 28th Oct 2015
posted by Will Stone in Britain
Tuesday 17th Feb 2015