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Strike action prompts talk of union law reform

Last year, the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, began calls for a new law requiring at least half of a union’s members to vote yes, or a minimum turnout, before strikes could take place.

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Last year, the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, began calls for a new law requiring at least half of a union’s members to vote yes, or a minimum turnout, before strikes could take place.

Now, with the apparent tacit endorsement of his party’s leadership, Tory backbencher Dominic Raab has echoed those calls.

Observers who believed that the Liberal Democrats would not allow such legislation to become coalition policy were recently set...

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