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Baroness Warsi: Olympic strike threat 'appalling'

Industrial action against government cuts could be timed to disrupt the London 2012 Olympics, the leader of Britain's largest union has said.

In an interview with the Guardian newspaper, Len McCluskey of the Unite union also called for civil disobedience during the Games to defend public services.

Conservative co-chairman Baroness Warsi said the comments were "deeply irresponsible and hugely selfish", at what should be a time for celebration.

  • 29 Feb 2012
  • From the section UK
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