Category Archives: National News

RFU E-Bulletin – 05 February 2016

Local Campaigns – update Following on from our last e-bulletin when we reported to you that formal RFU responses had been submitted to a number of draft IRMPs that proposed reductions to Retained resources which included station closures. Leicestershire The RFU was the only fire service union to submit a written response to the service […]

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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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