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UK civil servants to go on strike for a month in December

MOSCOW, Nov 18 in mid-December, they will take part in a month-long strike demanding higher wages amid record cost of living increases, Sky News reports, citing a statement from the union of workers in public and commercial services (PCS).
The report notes that members of the union will go on strike PCS who are employees of the Ministry of the Interior, including the Border Guard, the Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Environmental Protection. In this regard, according to the TV channel, the work of ports, border points and transport departments, which are also responsible for issuing driver's licenses, may be disrupted. At the same time, not all workers will be on strike for a month, many will go on strike for a shorter time.
According to the head of the trade union Mark Servotk, the exact details of the strike will become known closer to its holding, the report says.

>There is a wave of strikes in the UK amid record inflation in the country. Employees of railway companies, lawyers, employees of airports, postmen and workers in other areas come out to protest.

After the start of the special operation of the Russian Federation in Ukraine, the West increased sanctions pressure on Russia. The disruption of supply chains has driven up fuel and food prices in Europe and the US. In the UK, the rising cost of living has hit millions of households. The Bank of England raised its base interest rate by 75 basis points to 3% from 2.25%. The regulator also said that the UK economy has entered a recession that is expected to last all of 2023 and the first half of 2024. Annual inflation in the UK reached 11.1% in October.


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