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HEREFORD AND WORCS FIRE CHAIR SACKED AFTER NO CUT BACKS

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The chair of Hereford and Worcester CC fire service has been removed by his colleagues for refusing to make budget ...
The chair of Hereford and Worcester CC fire service has been removed by his colleagues for refusing to make budget cuts, The Birmingham Post reports (p4).

Labour councillor Nigel Knowles said he could not make the cuts and risk jeopardising a service he believed was already at risk.

However, after cllr Knowles was taken off the committee, members agreed a reduction of £860,000 in the 1995/96 fire budget, the paper reports.
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