Firefighters to strike for eight days over ‘vicious’ pension cuts

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FIREFIGHTERS are set to strike on eight consecutive days over the government’s “vicious” pension attacks

Firefighters have been involved in a long-running feud with Whitehall chiefs, saying that the current proposals by government are unacceptable, unworkable, unrealistic and nothing short of a “vicious“ attack on firefighters’ pensions.

Several strikes have taken place in recent months, but unions are hoping the plans for eight days of action will make an impact.

 

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