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Sunday, 25 October 2009

Is it right to strike in the public sector?

On Sunday 25 October Rena Wood, Deputy Regional Convenor of UNISON North West region, took part in the BBC1’s current affairs programme The Big Questions live from Bury.

The studio audience debated topical issues including the right to strike for public sector workers and overseas aid. Rena made strong interventions about union rights, low pay and the myth of gold plated pensions in the public sector. The programme can be watched on line within 7 days of the broadcast on BBC iPlayer: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b007zpll