Largest one-day strike over pay by public sector staff

A strike by thousands of teachers, refuse collectors, firefighters and other public sector works is expected to cause widespread disruption today across our region.

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Strike action sparks war of words in Westminster

As thousands marched, the war of words between the unions and government continued. It claimed the vast majority of workers didn't vote for the action.

The Labour Leader and Doncaster North MP Ed Miliband said the strikes were wrong when negotiations were continuing.

Our Political Correspondent Paul Brand has been gauging reaction at Westminster.

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