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Saturday, 21 April 2012

Fire Service privatisation fails in Lincolnshire

The Lincolnshire Fire Service has terminated a 20 year contract with private provider AssetCo after only six years - following a damning audit report of the near bankrupt company. Tribune reports that the decision could hit the outsourcing company’s contracts to supply and maintain London’s fire engines and provide auxiliary firefighters to be used as strikebreakers during disputes: