RMT boss Mick Lynch announces 'a series of 48-hour strikes' across December and January

Statement with RMT general secretary Mick Lynch as railway workers are to stage a series of 48-hour strikes in December and January in the long-running dispute over jobs, pay and conditions.More than 40,000 members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union across Network Rail and 14 train operating companies will strike on December 13, 14, 16 and 17 and on January 3, 4, 6 and 7.Source: PA