Petition — Closure of Fire Stations in South Staffordshire

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:52 pm on 8th July 2015.

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Photo of Gavin Williamson Gavin Williamson Conservative, South Staffordshire 6:52 pm, 8th July 2015

I rise to present a petition signed by 2,824 of my constituents who are backing my campaign to keep open the fire stations in Kinver, Brewood, Codsall and Bilbrook.

The petition states:

The petition of residents of South Staffordshire,

Declares that the petitioners note that there have been proposals by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service to close fire stations in South Staffordshire; further that the petitioners believe that a reduced fire service across Staffordshire and the closure of the fire stations would impact on the safety of the residents; and further that the petitioners believe that these proposals should be rejected and the fire stations kept open.

The petitioners therefore request that the House of Commons urges the Government to request that Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service ensures that fire stations in South Staffordshire remain open.

And the Petitioners remain, etc.