Anti-racist rally

Firefighters unite against the far-right

Firefighters are proud to stand with anti-racist organisations and oppose the toxic rhetoric of far-right leaders, writes Ben Selby. Firefighters are committed to a culturally diverse, tolerant society and are troubled by the challenge we face from the racist and fascist right in the UK. On Sunday...

A history of activism

Members taking part in this year’s FBU women’s school had two anniversaries to celebrate. Helen Hague talked to them about what they get from the school (all photos copyright of Jess Hurd) --- There was something rather special about the FBU women’s school in the union’s centenary year. Women in...

Inclusive fire service group (IFSG) survey

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Dear Brother/Sister The FBU are playing a leading role in the National Joint Council (NJC) led Inclusive Fire Service Group (IFSG) which has been established to develop improvement strategies for the...
Ken Cameron at FBU conference in 1986

Farewell Ken Cameron

Our former general secretary Ken Cameron, a popular, well-known figure in the trade union movement at home and internationally, has died. Born in Scotland, Ken joined the fire service in Birmingham and rapidly became involved in the FBU. He addressed his first conference in 1966 and later became a...

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