Off duty police officers will march on Westminster today angry about budget cuts and pension reforms. They include 400 from Hampshire, 200 from Dorset, 650 from Thames Valley Police, 700 from Sussex and 470 from Kent.
Hampshire police are heading to London as more than 2,500 off-duty officers from our region take to the streets of Westminster in protest against spending cuts and changes to their pensions.
Workers from the UK Border Agency are taking part in a 24 hour strike today. The industrial action is over job cuts and pay freezes resulting from the government's budget cuts. Those walking out include staff at the Port of Dover and other ports across the region.