The London Safety Plan was carefully and professionally produced and sets out how we will continue to deliver an excellent fire and rescue service for Londoners.
The plan also includes efficiencies that will achieve a saving of £29m, making a significant contribution to the £45m we need to make over the next two years.
I welcome today's decision which allows us to remove the uncertainty hanging over our staff and proceed to implementation.
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