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Former Grampian fire chief David Dalziel makes age discrimination claim

David Dalziel
Image caption David Dalziel alleges he was discriminated against because of his age

Grampian's former chief fire officer has lodged a claim for unfair dismissal.

David Dalziel claims he missed out on a string of senior posts in the new Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.

Mr Dalziel - who is 62 - alleges he was discriminated against because of his age.

A tribunal hearing is scheduled to take place in Aberdeen next month.

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