Chris McGlone has been elected to represent Scotland on the Fire Brigades Unionâ€™s executive council.
McGlone will take up the position succeeding Roddy Robertson who retired earlier this month.
Commenting on the news Chris McGlone said: â€œI am absolutely delighted and proud to have been elected the executive council member for Scotland. It will be an honour and a privilege to represent our Scottish members. I will do my best by them.
â€œI would like to pay tribute to Denise Christie and Ken Ross for ensuring our members had a genuine choice between three very different candidates and I look forward to working with them both to represent our members.
â€œThe fire and rescue service in Scotland has undergone massive structural changes against a backdrop of indiscriminate cuts. My priority is to build upon the work of my predecessors and continue our fight for a safer and fairer fire and rescue service.
â€œScotland will wholeheartedly support comrades in England in their fight for pension justice. I will look to my colleagues on the executive council for direction and guidance in this areas and take their counsel.â€
Based in Glasgow McGlone, 50, began his career with Strathclyde Fire Brigade in 1988 first starting out at Govan fire station.
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