Strike set to hit schools and services

A STRIKE by hundreds of thousands of council workers is set to devastate services next month.

A STRIKE by hundreds of thousands of council workers is set to devastate services next month.

Unison members from across the UK will take action on July 16 and 17 in a pay dispute.

Social workers, housing benefits staff, rent collectors, librarians, refuse collectors, dinner ladies, teaching assistants, cooks, cleaners, architects and surveyors will be among those taking industrial action.

The scale of the impact in this region is not yet clear, but the strike looks set to have a crippling effect on schools and local services.


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