Strike wave in Great Britain: soldiers should drive ambulances – politics

Great Britain is facing the biggest wave of strikes since 1989: Nurses, postmen and railway workers are taking industrial action. The government wants to fill the gaps with members of the army. And she’s planning more.


Alexander Mühlauer,London

If you look at the calendar, there is only one day in Great Britain before the end of the year on which no strikes are announced. On all other days people want to go into industrial action. There are border guards and bus drivers, nurses, postmen and firefighters, teachers and railway employees. They are all demanding higher wages because life is becoming more and more expensive, the inflation rate is already at a good eleven percent.

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