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Today’s action is the largest since the General Strike: but unlike previous strikes, the public are ambivalent about the unions’ actions and negative about the government’s handling

Cole, Matthew R. (2011) Today’s action is the largest since the General Strike: but unlike previous strikes, the public are ambivalent about the unions’ actions and negative about the government’s handling. British Politics and Policy at LSE (30 Nov 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

With today’s public sector strike still taking place, Matt Cole looks at the comparisons that have been between this action and that of the recent past. Public support for the reasons behind the unions’ actions seems strong, however it appears less so for the strike itself. As for the Government, recent polls have found the majority feel it has handled the run up to the strike badly.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 The authors
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2011 12:24
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/39916/

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