Listen Live

Union angry at chief fire officer's pay hike

Devon and Somerset's fire brigades union are opposing a six per cent pay rise for the chief fire officer. .

The fire authority are meeting this morning to discuss a planned increase of almost nine thousand pounds a year, to 146 thousand pounds, for Lee Howell.

Firefighters' pay rises have been capped at one per cent for four years.

The fire authority will also hear that the service have recorded a two million pound surplus in the last financial year

More from Local News

Listen Live
On Air Now Through The Evening Playing Many Rivers To Cross UB40