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Malthouse steps in to halt PCC's fire authorities take over

Demands to bring two fire authorities under the control of a police and crime commissioner have been delayed by the government. Policing Minister Kit Malthouse said West Mercia's PCC would have to wait until after next year's elections.

Halted: PCC John Campion (right) has been haled by the Home Office

Halted: PCC John Campion (right) has been haled by the Home Office

Date - 20th June 2020
By - Chris Smith
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The battle for control of Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) and the Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has been halted by the minister despite the demand from West Mercia PCC John Campion. Mr Campion had argued that the...
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