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Fire control centre plan 'wasted 500m'


A plan to replace fire control rooms with new regional centres ended in "complete failure", at a cost of almost half a billion pounds to the taxpayer, according to MPs. Labour MP Margaret Hodge, chair of the Public Accounts Committee, explains what went wrong.

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