Soldiers will be deployed as “strikebreakers” during national walkouts of public sector workers under plans being drawn up by David Cameron, The Times (£) reports.
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.
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