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Pensions deficit much worse than thought at Royal Mail
Outrage against government’s ‘pensions ploy’

By Alex Stevenson The release of a letter warning Royal Mail’s pensions deficit is worse than previously thought has been attacked as a piece of political propaganda by union leaders. According to a letter from pension scheme trustee chair Jane Newell obtained by BBC News yesterday evening the Royal Mail’s deficit is well over the… Read more »

Lindsey oil refinery - scene of wildcat strikes earlier this week
Wildcat strikes ‘reflect skills failure’

By Alex Stevenson This week’s wildcat strikes at the Lindsey oil refinery have been condemned by a senior MP as an “indictment” of Britain’s skills shortage problem. Phil Willis, chairman of the Commons’ innovation, universities, science and skills committee, told he believes the government’s policies were partly responsible for British workers’ inability to complete… Read more »