Slasher Tories Threaten Our Safety

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Our safety should be the gov­ern­ment's num­ber one pri­or­ity and we have a right to ex­pect it to pro­vide the re­sources nec­es­sary to up­hold this duty. But yet again they are fail­ing us as a Guardian in­ves­ti­ga­tion has re­vealed. Since 2011 Eng­land's fire ser­vices have lost more than a quar­ter of their fire safety of­fi­cers be­cause of bud­get cuts. These spe­cial­ists in­spect high-risk build­ings to en­sure they com­ply with safety leg­is­la­tion, you know build­ings such as Gren­fell Tower.

Sure the axe has to fall some­where when belts need to be tight­ened, but cuts have con­se­quences. You may also re­mem­ber that in an era of height­ened se­cu­rity fears this gov­ern­ment has also un­wisely cut po­lice fund­ing. What kind of men­tal­ity is it that starves these vital ser-

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