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War of words as mass public sector strike looms

The leader of one of Britain's biggest unions has hit back after government warnings over Wednesday's planned public sector strike linked to a dispute over pensions.

Chief Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander said recent improvements to the government's offer could be withdrawn if the strike went ahead.

But Unison leader Dave Prentis said there had been no formal improved offer - a claim rejected by government sources.

Robin Brant reports.

  • 26 Nov 2011
  • From the section UK
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