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Stop the fire service cuts in West Yorkshire
Mikey Divers, Leeds Socialist Party
Over the last year, over 1,000 fire fighter jobs have been lost nationally, a number equivalent to an entire brigade. West Yorkshire Fire Service has just launched a public consultation over its proposed cuts.
In Leeds, several fire stations are at threat of being closed or amalgamated. The number of available fire engines has been drastically reduced.
Leeds Socialist Party fully supports the workers in these fire stations, and urges a mass campaign to be built in West Yorkshire against these dangerous cuts as part of the fight against austerity.
In The Socialist 19 September 2012:
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