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Protesting firefighters brought proceedings at City Hall to a standstill today, as they confronted Boris Johnson.
Mayor's Question Time had to be halted until order was restored - and all of it was witnessed by children visiting from a primary school in Croydon.
Carolyn Sim reports.
The London Mayor's Question Time was temporarily suspended today after protesters disrupted the conference. Firefighters chanted "No ifs, no buts, no fire service cuts", causing the Assembly members to leave the Chamber as order was restored.
The London Mayor's Question Time was temporarily suspended after anti-cuts protesters disrupt the conference. The London Fire Brigade Union claimed the protesters were firefighters:
The Mayor of London is expected to face questions on proposed changes to the fire service when he faces assembly members later.
A consultation on the controversial plans to close 12 fire stations and cut 520 firefighters' jobs in London closed on Monday.