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John Ward – Smoke Signals Special: Boris Johnson, Fire Service Cuts, Ross Kemp & The Sharing Of Bodily Fluids – 22 December 2013

JohnW“When you set yourself on fire, people love to come and see you burn.” (John Wesley)

There is, as they say, no smoke without fire. Although if you’re London Mayor Boris Johnson, there will be no fire without services. Let’s dig into this one a little more.

Mayor Johnson’s plans to close 10 of London’s fire stations won a High Court battle against the move last Friday, when Mr Justice Fuckwit Fosket rejected the claim of local councils that the Mayor’s money-saving plans did not take into account increased fire risks in inner London. Judge Fudgit drew upon his vast experience of fire-fighting to tell the Court, “I appreciate that the outcome will come as a disappointment to a number of people who had hoped to see the proposed changes to the provision of fire services in their area set aside” but he didn’t give a monkey’s chuff anyway because every last one of Islington, Camden, Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Hackney, Lewisham and Greenwich Borough councils were run by horrid Lefties so there. Continue reading