Disabled workers have voted to go on strike on July 19th and 26th in protest at plans to close their factories unions said today.Members of the Unite and GMB unions in more than 50 factories across the UK have backed a campaign of industrial action.
The unions said they will give Remploy seven days notice with immediate effect for a programme of strikes and other action.
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Further snow showers are expected to continue through the morning, easing somewhat during the afternoon.
Strong, bitterly cold winds, with sunny intervals and scattered snow showers.
Old Market Square in Nottingham was a blaze of orange, green and white as hundreds brave the blizzard-like conditions.