Savage coastguard station cuts may put lives at risk



Lives may be lost because ministers are axing half of all coastguard stations.
Under Coalition plans, nine of the 19 bases are to shut with the loss of 240 experienced staff.
Shadow Shipping Minister Jim Fitzpatrick said: “More people are holidaying in the UK which means even greater risk.”
Shipping minister Mike Penning said: “It"s wrong to say people will die if these changes take place. There will be job losses, but no reduction in cover.”
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13 February 2011 in Politics, Views: 5
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