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The strike will go ahead as planned, it was announed today
Royal Mail strike to go ahead

By Ian Dunt The Royal Mail strike will begin at midnight tonight after talks broke down between postal workers’ leaders and management. The two sides have been in talks for around 30 hours this week but tempers on both sides appear to have prevented an end to the strike. The strike will last for two… Read more »

Brown: weak on the unions and backbenchers?
Brown’s ‘appalling weakness’ on Royal Mail

By Ian Dunt Gordon Brown’s “appalling display of weakness” in not privatising Royal Mail has triggered the upcoming strike, David Cameron said today. The Tory leader used this morning’s prime minister’s questions to attach the blame for the strike to Mr Brown. He focused on the plans to part-privatise Royal Mail, drawn up by business… Read more »