With our new tory overlords comfortably back in power are we to expect more similar cuts?
We have heard already police services on the brink, now fire services.
Is cutting essential public services the answer?!
The shutdowns mean 552 firefighter jobs and 14 engines are also being cut from the capital's brigade after seven London boroughs failed last year to legally challenge the closures.
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