Firefighters set to take strike action

breaking news

breaking news

Firefighters across our area are set to strike three times over Christmas and New Year in a dispute with the Government over pensions.

The Fire Brigades Union announced the news on Monday saying its members would strike between 7pm and midnight on Tuesday 24 December, 6.30pm on 31 December and 12.30am on 1 January and finally between 6.30am and 8.30am on Friday 3 January.

FBU General Secretary, Matt Wrack, said: “These strikes will remind government just how reliant they are on

our members’ professionalism, commitment and flexibility.




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