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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.

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Fire Brigades Union: 'No recall of firefighters'

The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has confirmed there has been no agreement over the recall of firefighters.

There has been no recall of firefighters agreed with the Fire Brigades Union in London.

Unless this changes, firefighters will therefore continue to respect the strike action until 11pm tonight.

The London Fire Brigade has been giving assurances that their contingencies were sufficient.

– FBU London Secretary Paul Embery

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