Civil servants to go on strike

Members of the Public and Commercial Services Union which represents civil servants are on strike in a long running dispute. They're protesting against cuts to pensions and a pay freeze which they say has reduced their incomes by 20 per cent. A rally is planned in Plymouth at midday.

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Civil servant strike action

Civil servants will stage a 24-hour strike on Budget day today, in a row over pay, pensions and working conditions.