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Public sector workers march over pensions

Hundreds of thousands of public sector workers are taking part in a 24-hour UK-wide strike in a dispute with the government over pension changes.

The government says current pension schemes are unfair - and unaffordable because people are living longer.

But the unions say members are being "robbed" and will have to pay more and work longer for lower pensions.

The BBC's Lynda Hardy reports.

  • 10 May 2012
  • From the section UK
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