Ford walkout 'well supported'

Today's strike action has been extremely well supported by Ford staff and the message to management has been crystal clear. The Ford staff 's strike committee will meet later this week to decide next steps.

Our staff members will not stand by and allow Ford to create a two-tier workforce on pay and pensions. To date Ford has failed to make any genuine attempts to resolve this dispute.

Ford must prove that it is committed to the UK by investing in its UK workforce.

– Roger Maddison, Unite union national officer

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Ford staff stage walkout

Staff at car giant Ford in Merseyside are staging a 24-hour strike in a row over pay and pensions.