March and rally in Wakefield as unions vent fury over low pay and cuts

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Striking public sector workers staged a rally in Wakefield city centre today after walking out in protest at low pay and cuts to their pensions.

Unions called a one-day strike which closed schools and disrupted council services in a long-running dispute with the government.

Strikers gathered outside the city’s cathedral as carers, social workers, refuse collectors, street cleaners and teaching assistants took part in a national day of action.


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