Cash-strapped fire brigades and police forces have been slammed for wasting tens of thousands of pounds on team-building “jollies”, The Sun can reveal.

London Fire Brigade – which is set to lose 13 fire engines in cost cutting plans – spent over £7,500 on away days in the last three years.

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