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THE SLIME MINISTERS OF GREAT BRITAIN Michael Dickinson The British Establishment is jittery at the moment.
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PRIME Minister David Cameron had urged people to go to work and not join yesterday's public sector strike, as he repeated a pledge to tighten up strike laws.
BIN men, teachers, firefighters, teaching assistants and other council workers held a mass walkout over pay yesterday - as they joined the biggest national strike in decades.
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Union leaders warned the Tory-led Government they would be forced to step up industrial action if calls for talks on pay and pensions are ignored Britain faces MORE strikes by public sector workers after a mass walkout by more than a million teachers, fire fighters and council workers caused chaos.
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The government has said that the "vast majority' of public sector workers did not vote for the action, while David Cameron has said that he intends to change strike ballot laws.
Allegedly. According to the Observer , trade union leaders say that Thursday's one-day strike by 'more than a million' UK public-sector workers protesting against government austerity measures 'could be the biggest since the General Strike of 1926'.
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