I didn’t quit over snub to status – ex-fire chief

By Shona Gossip

Published: 04/12/2013

A former north-east fire chief who claims he was constructively dismissed insisted yesterday he did not quit because his senior status was being snubbed.

David Dalziel, who was chief fire officer at Grampian Fire and Rescue Service for eight years, not only missed out on the same job when the single fire service was rolled out earlier this year, but also the deputy and assistant roles.

He claims he was discriminated against because of his age, and that he was constructively dismissed from the service he dedicated 44 years to.

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