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Future of the emergency services consultation closes

The government has published the results of its consultation on closer working between the emergency services, which started last September.

Though the main focus of the consultation is on the opportunities for improving services and making operational efficiencies through closer collaboration between the police and fire services, the role of ambulance services was also considered and ambulance trusts took part in the consultation. The government plans to introduce legislation to impose a duty on the three services to work together more closely.

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