18 Aug 2022

How will Britain’s season of strikes come to an end?

Europe Editor and Presenter

In the thick of this long hot summer of bitter recriminations and stalemates, you may be asking – how will the UK’s summer of strikes and travel chaos all end?

Perhaps the answer lies deep in the past, about half a century ago.

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