Gummer questions Prescott

JOHN Gummer's 12 Parliamentary questions to Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott on a regional structure for the fire service:What estimate he has made of the job losses in (a) Suffolk and (b) East Anglia which will result from the regionalisation of the fire service.

By Graham Dines

JOHN Gummer's 12 Parliamentary questions to Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott on a regional structure for the fire service:

What estimate he has made of the job losses in (a) Suffolk and (b) East Anglia which will result from the regionalisation of the fire service.

What reduction in the number of managerial jobs he expects he expect.


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Under what powers he will implement the plans without the consent of Suffolk County Council.

What (a) operational benefits and (b) other advantages to the people of East Suffolk he expects to accrue from his plans.

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What financial benefits to (a) the Treasury, (b) Suffolk County Council, (c) taxpayers and (d) Council Taxpayers in Suffolk to expects to accrue.

What discussions he has had with (a) retained and (b) full-time firefighters in Suffolk.

What communities discussions he has held in Suffolk.

What evidence he has to support his proposal that the fire station in Orford (in Suffolk Coastal) would provide a swifter and more efficient service if controlled by the same centralised system as Rickmansworth (in Hertfordshire).

What research relating to East Anglia he has commissioned to provide factual backing for his plans.

What discussions he has had with the Suffolk Police Authority on his plans.

What discussions he has had with Suffolk County Council.

Who he has consulted.

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