We are disappointed by Fire Brigades Union (FBU) plans for a ballot that could lead to industrial action.
It follows the FBU’s public announcement today (25 April 2018) that a ballot of its members will begin next week.
We reaffirm our commitment to reaching a resolution through continued discussions and consultation.
Phil Loach, Chief Fire Officer, said: “I am disappointed by the announcement of a ballot by the FBU. However, I am very hopeful that we will be able to arrive at joint solutions and I want to continue working with the FBU to resolve these issues and avoid industrial action.”