Labour Party democracy review

The Labour Party have recently gone through a review process that has looked at Party democracy. This was an extensive review and sought submissions from members, CLPs and affiliates alike. The Executive Council has held several discussions around this, and felt it was important that the FBU...

A short introduction to firefighting in London

As the Grenfell Tower Inquiry got under way the FIre Brigades Union thought it helpful to create a brief guide to introduce reporters to firefighting terms. You can download the briefing via this page. 

Alerter magazine, summer 2018

The Fire Brigades Union has won another significant legal victory for retained firefighters and you can read all about it in the latest edition of Alerter magazine. Fire Authority's must now treat all elements of pay that make up a retained firefighter's salary as pensionable. This include the...

Firefighter magazine, June/July 2018

This month's Firefighter magazine reports from the annual FBU conference where the Grenfell Tower fire took centre stage during a debate hailed as one of the most poweruful in union history. Read up on the debate and the other key moments from conference. Elsewhere in the magazine Dave Green...

Developing effective conference skills

You can download, via this page, a guide to developing effective conference skills. This will be useful for members attending the annual FBU conference, in particular first time attendees.