Public sector workers on strike

Civil servants in the Public and Commercial Services union will be taking part in a public sector strike on the 10th July after voting to strike over pay.

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Reports of dozens of school closures as public sector workers go on strike

Up to a million public sector workers are due to strike across the UK

More than two hundred schools across the Anglia region were reported to be closed or partially closed by strike action early on Thursday.

Some teachers are joining other public sectors workers like firefighters, civil servants and bin collectors on a one-day strike over pay.

By 6.30am, more than 80 school in Norfolk were affected by the industrial action with 40 more in both Cambridgeshire and Suffolk. There were also school closures reported in Luton and Northamptonshire.

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