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Bob Neill responds to the Fire Brigades' Union decision to call a strike in London on bonfire night

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Fire Minister Bob Neill said: “The timing of this action appears to be deliberate to cause maximum risk to Londoners. This walkout is reckless…

Fire Minister Bob Neill said:

The timing of this action appears to be deliberate to cause maximum risk to Londoners. This walkout is reckless and cynical and does no credit to the fire service. The public will not think this is a responsible way of conducting industrial action.