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Workers’ Memorial Day marked across Britain

by Nicholas Evans and Jon Woods
Issue No. 2301

Laying wreaths in Glasgow  (Pic: Duncan Brown)

Laying wreaths in Glasgow (Pic: Duncan Brown)

Bereaved families and union members joined together to hold a rallies in towns and cities marking Workers’ Memorial Day last Saturday.

Around 100 people marched through Witney, David Cameron’s constituency. Some 50 people marched in Portsmouth and people laid wreaths in Glasgow. Not including occupational diseases such as asbestos-related cancers, 171 people were killed by their work last year.

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Tue 1 May 2012, 16:40 BST
Issue No. 2301
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