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BBC News: Reaction as Grant Shapps unveils new powers in strike laws

Business Secretary Grant Shapps has set out plans to enforce minimum service levels during strike action, including for ambulance staff, firefighters and railway workers. Under the bill, some employees would be required to work during a strike and could be sacked if they refuse.

For an examination of how strikes are regulated in the UK, see Joelle's explainer co-authored with Prof Catherine Barnard. They also compared where the Bill would place the UK relative to other European Countries in this commentary.

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