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From The Socialist newspaper, 11 June 2008

Brighton bus drivers strike

Drivers at Brighton and Hove Buses which is run by Go Ahead, have voted to take six days of strike action on consecutive Mondays beginning on 20 June. This is after the drivers, organised in the Unite union, rejected pay offers by management. They are demanding at least 4% for drivers of all grades.

A representative of the drivers spoke at a Socialist Party branch meeting on 11 June to help organise support for the action. The drivers have told the local socialists that they were encouraged to take action after seeing the joint public-sector strikes on 24 April.

Phil Clarke, Brighton Socialist Party

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