A small lifeboat and cliff rescue service is at the centre of a political storm tonight.
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency says the service at Hope Cove in South Devon should be run by two separate teams.
But locals fear one would have to go because they don't have enough trained people.
Now the local MP has stepped in, accusing the MCA of intransigence. Richard Lawrence has the story.
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