Fire cuts: opponents back down

Rebel members of London's fire authority are set to back down in their battle with Boris Johnson over cuts.

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  1. Simon Harris, Political Correspondent

Boris wins battle over fire cuts

Boris Johnson appears to have won his battle over control of London's fire service.

Opposition politicians on the fire authority have backed down in a fight over cuts after the Mayor threatened to sue.

In the Labour amendment, they said that they conceded to the Mayor on this occasion with great reluctance.

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