Fire chiefs accused of ‘act of revenge’ against crew who campaigned against cuts

Peter Lazenby - 29 August 2018

FIRE chiefs in Merseyside stand accused of “an act of revenge” by breaking up crews from two fire stations who successfully campaigned against life-threatening cuts.

The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) said bosses told the crews at Liverpool city centre and Wallasey fire stations that they would be dispersed to other sites across Merseyside.

And their jobs will go to firefighters who aren’t in the union, FBU warns.

Merseyside Fire Authority denied the accusation, saying it was lobbying the government to reverse cuts.... See more

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