Firefighters to strike on Christmas Eve

Firefighters to strike on Christmas Eve

Firefighters to strike on Christmas Eve

First published in News by , Senior Reporter

FIREFIGHTERS in Hampshire will go on strike on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve as part of a dispute about pension reform.

The strikes by members of the Fire Brigades Union will take place between 7pm and midnight on Christmas Eve, and 6.30pm on Tuesday, December 31 and 12.30am on Wednesday, January 1.

More industrial action will take place from 6.30am and 8.30am on Friday, January 3.

Meanwhile, the Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said the last round of industrial action on Saturday took place “without incident”.

It said it had 29 fire appliances available to respond to emergencies across Hampshire, which around 39 per cent of its usual number.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree