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Prescott 'kept in dark over fire control scheme'


Yesterday, the chair of the Public Accounts Committee, Margaret Hodge, said the 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. The then deputy prime minister, now Lord Prescott, commissioned the changes; he gives us his thoughts.

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