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The Government really needs to get to grips with some of the trade union barons;

Hopes of settling the bitter row over public sector pensions were dealt another blow yesterday when leaders of tens of thousands of council workers rejected a final offer. Unite’s national local auth­ority committee called for “genuine discussions” without “arbitrary” deadlines. General Secretary Len McCluskey claimed trust was undermined by a letter issued before Christmas by Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles, which the union said included commitments it had not discussed.

Look, there is nothing to debate. We cannot afford the monies paid to these people. The cupboard is bare and the private sector has already made the necessary financial adjustment. But the UNITE union is a particularly militant throwback to the 1970’s and it will not compromise nor show any vestige of common sense. It is there to defend the indefensible and will do so at any cost to the public. It needs smashed.

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  1. “Look, there is nothing to debate. We cannot afford the monies paid to these people. The cupboard is bare and the private sector has already made the necessary financial adjustment.”

    Except there is something to debate. One side of the Government’s propoganda on this issue must be false. They claim that these won’t impact anyone within ten years of receiving their pension (as it is unfair to ask people to contribute to one scheme their entire life and then change it just before they retire). So the changes (and savings) won’t actually come in until the end of the decade, the end of the next Parliament. Yet the Government are also claiming that the deficit will be removed by the end of this Parliament. So the Government isn’t doing this to lower the deficit as they already claim the deficit will be gone by the time these have any effect.

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