London's Mayor looks to have won the battle over the future of London's fire service.
The organisation in charge of the it had voted to defy the mayor but, today it backed down in the face of his threat to take it to court.
Political Correspondent Simon Harris has more.
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Rahman was ejected from his powerful job in April by an Election Commissioner after being accused of corrupt and illegal practices.
The service was due to start in September but there is no agreement on pay and conditions such as how many night shifts staff will work.
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