Mayor swears in bitter debate

Boris Johnson has been heckled at Mayor's Question Time by firefighters furious about cuts to the service. He was overheard swearing, as he muttered a comment to himself.

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Mayor to be met at City Hall by protesting firefighters

Firefighters and London Assembly members are outside City Hall this morning, where Boris Johnson will appear for the first Mayor's Question Time after the Summer break.

Firefighters outside City Hall
Firefighters outside City Hall Credit: ITV News/Simon Harris

The Mayor is driving through cut to the fire service - as part of plans to save £28.8 million. Boris Johnson says it will not impact on public safety, and that fire deaths in the capital are falling.