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Strikes across North East

Thousands of civil servants are striking over pay and pensions. The protest coincides with this year's Budget.

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Strikers gather at Grey's Monument in Newcastle

Grey's Monument in Newcastle Credit: ITV

Strikers gathered at Grey's Monument in Newcastle, angry about pay and pensions. Thousands of other civil service workers across the North East are also on strike. The protest coincides with this year's Budget. Several protests are planned over the next few months.

Strikers in Newcastle Credit: ITV

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