Tuesday, March 09, 2004

The residue of bitterness felt by Britain's firefighters following their dispute over 'modernisation' last year means that although the strike is over, the dispute is likely to rumble on, as it is currently doing in Norfolk. The FBU's argument is that cutting back on numbers and reducing the professional nature of the service will lead to a far worse service to the public. Let's hope we are not basing our futures on the US model.