Last night I voted to protect the right to strike.
The Government’s failed approach has led to the worst strikes in decades. At every stage, they’ve sought to collapse talks and thrown in last minute spanners.
Now with this new ‘sacking nurses’ Bill, they’ve gone from clapping key workers to sacking them. The Bill is unworkable and impractical – the Transport Secretary admits it won’t work, the Education Secretary doesn’t want it, and it will put intolerable burdens on employers. Labour strongly opposes this fundamental attack on working people’s freedoms – and we’ll repeal it.