Over a thousand people taking part in public sector strike in Derry

Over a thousand people are taking part in a public sector strike in the Guildhall Square in Derry this lunchtime.

The action by public sector workers is expected to become the second biggest strike in British history in terms of numbers taking part.

The action is to protest at the threat of further cuts and austerity measures.

Gareth Scott, from the UNITE trade union says workers have been left with no choice but to go on strike today........

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