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In pictures: solid strikes as Defence Support Group bosses reveal privatisation plans

Issue No. 2430

Workers in the Unite union struck for four days this week at Ministry of Defence bases around Britain. They work for the Defence Support Group, repairing and maintaining military equipment.

The workers have thrown out a miserly 1 percent pay offer, and are going on the offensive for 8 percent.

For more about the dispute go to tinyurl.com/nu7srlz 

 

Rain didn’t dampen pickets’ spirits in Warminster, Wiltshire

Rain didn’t dampen pickets’ spirits in Warminster, Wiltshire (Pic: Phil Jones )


Strikers in Stirling, central Scotland

Strikers in Stirling, central Scotland, see their picture in Socialist Worker (Pic: Josh Brown )


A lorry driver stops to talk to pickets in Donnington, Shropshire

A lorry driver stops to talk to pickets in Donnington, Shropshire (Pic: Dave Smith )


There was a good turnout on picket lines in Colchester, Essex

There was a good turnout on picket lines in Colchester, Essex (Pic: Raph Piggott)


Workers discuss the next steps at a union rally in Donnington

Workers discuss the next steps at a union rally in Donnington, Shropshire (Pic: David Smith )


 


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