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Fire strike is 'disappointing' says minister

Firefighters in England and Wales are staging a 24 hour strike.

They are protesting against changes to their pensions and retirement age, with the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) calling the government's proposals "unfair and unaffordable".

But local government minister Brandon Lewis said the action was "disappointing".

  • 12 Jun 2014
  • From the section UK
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