Rail workers are being 'led down a cul-de-sac by Union leadership', says Shapps

by 24britishtvJune 19, 2022, 3:50 p.m. 18
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Grant Shapps has dismissed growing calls for the government to get involved in talks over rail strikes as a “stunt”, amid growing tensions over the biggest industrial action on the network in decades. Condemning the industrial action set to take place this week, the transport secretary warned the country’s biggest rail union it would be a “huge act of self-harm”, and claimed they had been “gunning” for action. He also suggested freight services could be reduced to 50 per cent of normal levels due to the disruption expected by the strikes at Network Rail and 13 other train operators on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Watch more here at Independent TV https://www.independent.co.uk/tv/editors-picks Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheIndependentOnline Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Independent Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the.independent Subscribe to Independent Premium for exclusive content and live events: https://bit.ly/2MiOONB

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