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NUJ: BBC strike action 'not inevitable'

BBC union members balloted in a row over pensions have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action.

Bectu and the National Union of Journalists said more than 90% of members had voted for a walk out.

But the unions said the decision on whether to strike would be postponed for two weeks while it discussed alternative proposals with the BBC.

The General Secretary of the National Union of Journalists, Jeremy Dear said some progress has been made in negotiations.