New firefighters strike announced for next Wednesday

Firefighters are to hold another strike next Wednesday - and have also been balloted on further industrial action.

The fire brigades union leader Matt Wrack tweeted:

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FBU strike: strike action called for Wednesday 13 November between 10am and 2pm. Also notice of second ballot for other forms of action.

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Firefighters to hold new strike

Firefighters are to hold another strike in their row with ministers over pensions. The industrial action will be held next Wednesday. And the fire brigades union has also balloted members on the possibility of further strikes.