Slasher Tories Threaten Our Safety
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-