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Fire Services: Working Time Directive

Volume 464: debated on Wednesday 10 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government whether there is a derogation from the Working Time Directive for retained firefighters who have other employment. (155699)

Retained duty system firefighters are able to work beyond the 48 hours a week set by the working time regulations provided they have signed a waiver for their primary and secondary employment.