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Firefighters to stage strikes on three days in May

Firefighters in England and Wales are to stage a series of fresh strikes on May 2, 3 and 4 in their long-running row with the Government over pensions, the Fire Brigades Union has announced.

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Firefighters to strike for 22 hours over three days

Firefighters in England and Wales are to take part in industrial action over pensions next month, the Fire Brigades Union.

Firefighters will strike between noon and 5pm on May 2; between 2pm and 2am on May 3 and on May 4 between 10am and 3pm.

Firefighters in England and Wales have voted to strike for 22 hours over three days. Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

There will also be a ban on voluntary overtime across England and Wales from 3pm on May 4 until noon on May 9.

In Scotland there will be a ban on voluntary overtime between noon on May 2 and noon on May 9.

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