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DfE workers vote for strike

DfE workers vote for strike
Civil servants in the Department for Education have voted to strike over plans to cut more than a quarter of the department's workforce.

Members of the Public and Commercial Services Union voted 63.3% to strike with 86.9% backing other forms of industrial action including work to rule.

PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka said: "These cuts are purely political and would not only mean misery for 1,000 of Mr Gove's own staff but also put at risk some vital public services, such as ensuring children are safe at school and supporting special educational needs."

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