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Fire and Rescue Service Minister Nick Raynsford has announced a 100 million [pounds sterling] PFI for projects proposed by fire authorities, including the integrated clothing project for London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority.

The Minister also said he was pleased to support the proposals put forward by the North East Fire and Rescue Services for community fire stations, a key theme of the Fire and Rescue Services Bill, currently progressing through parliament, and a community lifeskills centre.

Mr Raynsford commented: "We have had a very good response from fire and rescue service authorities putting forward ideas for private finance initiative projects. …

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