Nigel Stanley

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Plans to Shackle Industrial Action Have a More Sinister Purpose

(10) Comments | Posted 18 July 2014 | (15:39)

So now we know what the Conservative manifesto will say about industrial action.

Strike ballots will require a 50% turn out to be valid. Breaches of the picketing code of practice will be criminalised. A whole new list of rules and regulations will be introduced that will...

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The Government is Attacking Union Members' Pensions

(2) Comments | Posted 15 September 2011 | (00:00)

When unions come together each September for the annual congress of the TUC, it is traditional for right of centre newspapers to predict a new winter of discontent. But the point about strikes in the UK is just how unusual they have become, both historically and in comparison...

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