Angry UK police to seek right to strike




 
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Angry UK police to seek right to strike
 
March 23rd, 2012  
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Angry UK police to seek right to strike
LONDON (Reuters) - British police officers angry with the coalition government's plans to cut jobs and freeze pay will vote on whether they want the right to strike, the body representing them said on Thursday. The Police Federation, which represents 135,000 ordinary "bobbies" and low ranking officers in England and Wales, said the move to seek full industrial rights showed its members were infuriated by the government's austerity drive. "Officers genuinely feel what the government is doing is decimating the best of British policing," a Federation spokesman said. ...




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