TUC general secretary owns Tory cabinet office minister in row on strike action

Frances O’Grady, TUC general secretary, debated strike action with Cabinet Office minister Brendan Clarke-Smith – and delivered a sound thrashing.

Watch:

I was live-tweeting while this was going on:

Reading between the lines of the discussion, it seems the Tory government isn’t planning to outlaw strike action – but simply aims to make it irrelevant by bringing in scab workers (probably people who are struggling to make ends meet because of depressed wages and benefits).

This would be extremely provocative and I can see working people being forced to take increasingly stronger action against any government that does this.

It seems Liz Truss is intending, deliberately and with malice aforethought, to provoke civil unrest in the United Kingdom.

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2 thoughts on “TUC general secretary owns Tory cabinet office minister in row on strike action

  1. Dave Rowlands

    The “Scab” workers will be pooled from those on UC that are “Not Working Hard Enough”

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