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TUC backs co-ordinated strikes

The TUC has voted at its annual Congress to support co-ordinated strike action over a public sector pay freeze.

But Downing Street said it would not be reversing the policy and rejected calls to re-open talks on pay or pensions.

The coalition has frozen public sector pay for three years, calling it vital to help drive down the budget deficit.

John Moylan reports.

  • 10 Sep 2012