TUC carry motion to contemplate a General Strike

Despite division on the TUC conference floor in Brighton, unions have voted in favour of contemplating General Strike action with Motion 5 carried.

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Army used as 'strike breakers'

After the Army’s successful role in the Olympic Games when troops were drafted in to help G4S to provide security, the Prime Minister wants the Forces to fill in routinely for striking workers according to a report in the Times.