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Thousands of Sellafield workers strike

Sellafield imposed a below-inflation pay offer of 1.5% Credit: ITV Border

3,000 Sellafield workers have gone on strike this morning.

Members of the GMB union are staging a 24-hour stoppage in a dispute over pay. In a ballot, members rejected a 1.5% pay offer.

GMB says minimum safety manning levels will be maintained.