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Fire Service: Contracts

Volume 461: debated on Monday 18 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what steps she has taken to inform fire-fighters of changes to the terms and conditions of those retained under a second contract. (142888)

Firefighters are employed by fire and rescue authorities who have a duty to inform them of any changes to their terms and conditions of service. Communities and Local Government provides authorities with guides to the pension and compensation arrangements which are made under statutory powers and these should be made available to employees.