Category Archives: Attacks

Government green lights third successive annual pension contribution hike despite firefighters’ “serious concerns”

The Department for Communities and Local Government has said that it will raise the amount firefighters must pay towards their pensions from 1 April 2014 despite the concerns raised by the Fire Brigades Union during the recent consultation. The same more »

Posted in Attacks, Cuts, Pensions, Press releases 2014 |

Attacks on fire crews must stop before people die

The Fire Brigades Union is warning that attacks on fire crews will result in deaths if they continue. Any delay in carrying out rescues hugely increases the risk to anyone trapped in a fire. FBU Assistant General Secretary Andy Dark more »

Posted in Attacks, Press releases 2011, Safety |

Attacks on firefighters – FBU report

CIRCULAR: 2008HOC0129MW 12 February 2008 TO:  ALL MEMBERS Dear Brother/Sister You will have seen the media coverage early this week about the launch of the new report on Attacks on Fire Crews. This report – Easy Targets – has been more »

Posted in Attacks, Circulars 2008 |