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Co-Responder Schemes

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Co-Responder Schemes

Co-Responder Schemes

The RFU has always supported the use of Co-Responder schemes within the Fire Service.

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As an organisation solely focused on RDS employees we have no conflict of interest.

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Scottish Fire and Rescue Service chair

Pat Watters will be the first Chair of the new Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, Community Safety Minister Roseanna Cunningham announced today. Mr Watters will work closely with Chief Officer Alasdair Hay to lead and shape the new service. He will also work closely with the Chief Officer, government and other partners to ensure a […]

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Essex Fire & Rescue Dispute

Over the last couple of weeks we have received a number of calls from On-Call firefighters in Essex, not our members but obviously concerned about the dispute and seeking advice. In these cases we have passed on their details to local officials to deal with. Therefore for those who visit our site who are a […]

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