The General Secretary of the Fire Brigades Union has announced that firefighters are set to stage another strike on Wednesday 13 November, as their dispute with the government over pensions rumbles on.
Matt Wrack tweeted:
FBU strike: strike action called for Wednesday 13 November between 10am and 2pm. Also notice of second ballot for other forms of action.
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