FIRE BRIGADES UNION
General Secretary: Matt Wrack
Bradley House, 68 Coombe Road,
Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 7AE
29 October 2013
TO: ALL MEMBERS (SCOTLAND)
cc: BRIGADE SECRETARIES
CONSULTATIVE BALLOT – SCOTLAND
The Union recently conducted a consultative ballot of Scottish members in relation to
discussions around pension matters. The ballot was conducted and scrutinised by Popularis.
Popularis is an independent organisation which scrutinises ballots and elections for numerous
trade unions and other organisations and are authorised to do so.
The question and result are set out below for your information:
Are the proposals offered to Scottish firefighters by the Scottish government sufficient to
avoid calling strike action at this time?
YES 1106 55%
Spoilt ballot papers 8
Total ballot papers received 2036 38%
Total ballot papers dispatched 5301