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London gripped by decade’s biggest strikes
Hundreds of thousands of public sector workers are striking in Britain’s biggest day of industrial action for over a decade.
In this episode:
- Many schools closed and railway stations deserted
- Train and bus drivers join civil servants and teachers walking out in pay and pensions dispute
- Widespread disruption caused
- Lecturers on picket line after rejecting below-inflation pay offer
- Evening Standard senior feature writer Katie Strick interviews Dr Pat McGovern, associate professor in sociology at LSE
- Final-year King’s College London undergraduate and freelance journalist Liv Facey on studying through strikes and Covid.
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