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Thursday, 6 June 2013

Cleggzilla strikes back by gagging unions

An interesting revelation on the Spectator blog today. Apparently Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is a zipped up supporter of the proposed regulations to stifle the collective political voice of trade unions because he is on the receiving end of UNISON campaigning in his Sheffield constituency. Not unreasonable criticism given that Sheffield has lost £190 million from Con Dem spending cuts in the past three years, don't you think? So much for free speech: