2017 Budget submission

This is the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) submission to the Westminster government’s consultation ahead of the 2017 Autumn Budget, due to be delivered on 22 November.  Following the Chancellor’s announcement in the Autumn Statement 2016, there will now only be one fiscal event in each year....

Firefighter magazine, August 2017

The Grenfell Tower fire was a disaster that should never have been allowed to happen and one which saw FBU members go beyond the call of duty to save as many lives as possible. The August issue of Firefighter focuses heavily on the aftermath of Grenfell in what was the worst loss of life in a fire...

Solidarity with the firefighters of Barcelona

You can download a letter from Matt Wrack, FBU general secretary, to the trade union that represents firefighters in Spain paying tribute to their work and their country in the wake of terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils.