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23-07-2013, FiReControl scandal: Matt Wrack on LBC 97.3
To all London FBU branches
FiReControl scandal: Matt Wrack on LBC 97.3
 
Members will be aware of the appalling financial scandal surrounding the aborted regionalisation of fire control centres. This story has again featured in the national press today. FBU leader Matt Wrack was interviewed this morning on LBC 97.3. The interview can be heard by clicking on the link below and scrolling to 31 minutes.
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LONDON FBU
11-07-2013, PODCAST OF DISCUSSION ON CUTS ON LBC 97.3
To all London FBU branches

PODCAST OF DISCUSSION ON CUTS ON LBC 97.3

Please find, below, a link to the audio of a discussion on London Fire Brigade cuts that occurred on LBC 97.3’s drivetime show last night. Listeners should scroll to 40 minutes.

The show featured an interview with the FBU’s Ben Sprung, which was followed by an interview with Conservative LFEPA member Tony Arbour, who waffled and floundered under penetrative questioning by the show’s presenter Iain Dale (himself a Conservative supporter).

http://tinyurl.com/o7757vv

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LONDON FBU

10-07-2013, Fire Brigades Union press release
Wednesday 10 July 2013 For immediate distribution ‘Unworkable’ proposal for firefighter pension scheme provokes strike vote Thousands face risk of sack under government proposals Firefighters will vote during the summer on strike action over an ‘unworkable’ pension scheme proposal that they say could lead to thousands facing the sack as they get older. (more…)
21-06-2013, CUTS CAMPAIGN: VIDEO, ARTICLE AND SUBMISSION
CUTS CAMPAIGN: VIDEO, ARTICLE AND SUBMISSION Please find herewith links to three further items in respect of the campaign against London Fire Brigade cuts: GLA member Andrew Dismore questions Boris Johnson on arson attack and stresses importance of prompt response: http://vimeo.com/68709224 London Borough of Islington response to LSP5: http://www.islington.gov.uk/publicrecords/library/Community-and-living/Information/Advice-and-information/2013-2014/(2013-06-19)-Islington-LSP5-Fire-Consultation-response.pdf Newspaper article about London Borough of Camden response to LSP5: http://www.hamhigh.co.uk/news/camden_council_lodges_fierce_objections_to_closure_of_belsize_fire_station_1_2245574
20-06-2013, News coverage of city hall
To all London FBU branches ITV NEWS COVERAGE OF ANTI-CUTS PROTEST Please find, below, a link to a news report of today's anti-cuts protest at City Hall. This report featured on this evening's edition of London Tonight on ITV. http://vimeo.com/68716966#   BBC NEWS COVERAGE OF ANTI-CUTS PROTEST AT CITY HALL Please find, below, a link to tonight's edition of BBC London News, which featured a very good report of the FBU's anti-cuts protest at City Hall. Viewers will see Boris Johnson order firefighters to 'Clear off' and 'Get lost' during the protest. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b02xd6f2/BBC_London_News_19_06_2013/  

FULL VIDEO OF FIRE CUTS DEBATE AND PROTEST AT CITY HALL

The full video of today's lively City Hall debate about cuts to the fire service, as well as the protest that followed, can now be viewed by clicking on the link below. (Scroll to 17 minutes. Some users may experience slow loading.)

http://www.london.gov.uk/webcasts/32793/asx

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