The politics of the PCS's dispute over national civil service pay

A PCS activist

The PCS national dispute is a necessary strike against a gratuitous government pay policy that is squeezing public sector workers at a time of sharply rising costs. It is a fight we have to win if civil servants are not to have their living standards slashed this year and in coming years.

PCS's 10 November strike called off

Gerry Bates

The PCS (civil service union) strike planned for 10 November has been called off. More details and comments later.