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Tagged With: Fire Service

How I managed with dyslexia as a firefighter

When I started work as a firefighter, I wasn’t in a position where I had to do a lot writing for or to other people. At school I taught myself how to memorize things in a most amazing way, because I struggled to read. I listened very well in meetings and when I was briefed … Continue reading »

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My former fire service bosses are paid more than the UK Prime Minister

I just found out that some of my former senior officers in the fire service  were paid more than the Prime Minister’s £142,500 salary and the highest paid was my deputy commissioner Rita Dexter — also: The boss of a failing service pocketed more than £350,000 and was given a pay rise despite being absent … Continue reading »

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