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Remploy staff hold 24hr strike

Disabled workers at 54 Remploy factories across Britain are holding the first of two 24-hour strikes. They are protesting against the announced closure of 27 factories under Government plans.

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Remploy protesters set up picket lines across the country

Disabled workers across Britain are holding the first of two 24-hour strikes in protest at the Government's decision to shut down or sell off half of Remploy's 54 factories:

Remploy workers striking in Stoke-on-Trent. Credit: ITV Central

For more on ITV Central's coverage of the strike action, including an interview with a worker at the firm's Derby plant and footage of chanting on the picket line in Stoke-on-Trent, click here.

Remploy workers striking in Stoke-on-Trent. Credit: ITV Central

Similar protests have attracted politicians and the press alike in Bridgend. ITV News Wales has the full story.

Madeleine Moon MP talks to striking workers at the Remploy site in Bridgend. Credit: Esyllt Carr / ITV News Wales

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