Category Archives: National News

RFU E-BULLETIN – 22 January 2016

East Sussex FRS National and local officials met with the new principle management team in East Sussex last week to discuss various matters concerning the Retained Duty System (RDS). While not wishing to go into detail, we can confirm that the meeting was extremely productive and suggests that overall, the future for Retained firefighters is […]

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Fire and rescue policy to move to the Home Office

The Prime Minister today (5 January 2016) confirmed that Ministerial responsibility for fire and rescue policy will transfer to the Home Office from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG). Responsibility for fire and rescue policy will move from the Department for Communities and Local Government to the Home Office with immediate effect. The […]

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New Year’s Honours 2016

The RFU wishes to congratulate the following recipients who have received honours in the New Year’s list for 2016. Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) Paul Fuller, Chief Fire Officer Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service. For services to the Fire and Rescue Service. Neil O’Connor, Director, Fire, Resilience and Emergencies, Department for Communities and Local […]

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