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26 Nov 2022

London Fire Brigade ‘institutionally misogynist and racist’, independent review finds

The details uncovered by his report were, in his words, stomach turning.

Nazir Afzal, the former chief crown prosecutor tasked with looking into the working culture of London Fire Brigade, is calling for the same scrutiny to be applied to all UK public bodies to root out racism and misogyny that he fears could be endemic

In the meantime, yet another one of the institutions charged with keeping us safe must now rebuild its tattered reputation.

A warning, you may find some of the details distressing.