Democracy comes to Westminster

Submitted by Anon on 4 November, 2005 - 10:36

140 TGWU cleaners at the Houses of Parliament will strike on 9 November in support of their demands for a living wage, as well as sick pay, holidays and pensions. At the moment, they get £5.20 an hour. To put that in context, Peter Grant Peterkin, the civil servant in charge of the contracts, who is refusing to meet the T&G to discuss the dispute, “earns” £100,000 a year!

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