West Yorkshire Police's Deputy Chief Fire Officer, Steve Beckley says the cuts are necessary in order to meet budget cuts put in place by the Government. He defends the decision to close 21 stations and open just 10 new ones, stating that some response times could be faster.
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Jake Livermore, who joined from Spurs in 2014, has made 25 appearances for Hull this season and 104 in total.
The club is expected to make an official announcement in the next 24 hours.