Category Archives: Control

Firefighters in Wales “deeply concerned” about fire control merger proposals

Firefighters in Wales have expressed their “deep concern” over proposals to merge the control room for Mid and West Wales with South Wales and relocate it to the headquarters of South Wales police in Bridgend. Although a Welsh government panel more »

Posted in Control, Press releases 2014 |

Firefighters oppose proposed merger of Cornish fire and rescue service with Devon and Somerset

Reacting to news that Cornwall Council is considering merging Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service with Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service, South West Fire Brigades Union Secretary, Phil Jordan, said: “Bigger is not always better, and firefighters believe a more »

Posted in Control, Cuts, Press releases 2013, Safety |

Control members’ consultative ballot on pensions

The FBU is holding a consultative ballot for our control members in England and Wales who belong to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). The union’s executive council believes government proposals are still unacceptable – especially on working to 68 more »

Posted in Control, Pensions |

Keep Cumbrian 999 fire calls in Cumbria – FBU takes fight to Westminster on Tuesdayday 17 April

More than 21,500 people have signed an FBU petition opposing Cumbria County Council’s controversial plan to close its Fire Control Room in mid-June, outsourcing emergency fire calls to Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service, 150 miles away.

Posted in Control, Press releases 2012 |

[193AD] NJC Circular Njc/4/12 – Diamond Jubilee Medal

CIRCULAR 2012HOC0193AD 29 March 2012 TO: ALL MEMBERS Dear Brother / Sister NJC CIRCULAR NJC/4/12 DIAMOND JUBILEE MEDAL Please find attached, a copy of the above NJC circular number NJC/4/12, in respect of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal, for your more »

Posted in Circulars 2012, Control |

[181MW] Update on Local Government Pension Scheme

CIRCULAR 2012HOC0181MW                                                           26th March 2012 TO:    ALL CONTROL MEMBERS [Branches] Dear Brother/Sister, Update on Local Government Pension Scheme The FBU has a seat on the LGPS Joint Trade Union Side Officials Meeting where it feeds into the discussions and receives more »

Posted in Circulars 2012, Control, Pensions |