Jails across the UK have been hit by prison officers going out on strike. Prison staff, like police, are not legally allowed to go on strike, and are calling the action a "protest."
Prisoner officers are angry that their retirement age of 60, which was in line with police, army and fire service, had now been raised to 67 by the Government. Prison officer Mike Lowe said:
How would the general public like to think about their grandad or grandma, aged 67, being abused or having to tackle a violent prisoner?
How can the Government expect someone at that age to run up four flights of stairs and restrain a violent prisoner in his 20s?
Prison officers are angry, we do a tough job and all we are asking for is a fair deal.
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