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More fire strike dates announced

Latest news from the Bury Free Press

Latest news from the Bury Free Press

The Fire Brigades Union has announced three more strikes over Christmas and New Year.

They are Christmas Eve from 7pm to midnight, New Years Eve from 6.30pm - 12.30am and Friday January 3 from 6.30am to 8.30am

The strike is part of a national dispute between the FBU and government over the reforms to the Firefighters’ Pension Scheme.

Suffolk’s chief fire officer Mark Hardingham, said: “As with the previous six strikes we will be implementing our contingency arrangements to deliver a reduced service over the strike periods.

“Our aim is to continue to protect the people who live, work and visit Suffolk. I very much hope that the government and FBU are able to resolve this dispute soon in order that the Service can return to business as usual.”

 

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