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Strikers March on 'Walkout Wednesday' in Manchester

Junior doctors, teachers, civil servants, and university staff participated in strike action in Manchester on on Wednesday, March 15.

Footage recorded by the University and College Union (UCU) branch at Manchester Metropolitan University shows strikers on Oxford Road in Manchester.

The Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) said on Tuesday that they expected 133,000 civil servants to strike on what they dubbed “Walkout Wednesday”.

Strike action also caused long lines for commuters in London, where 10,000 members of the National Union of Rail, Maritime, and Transport Workers (RMT) downed tools on Wednesday. Credit: MMU UCU/Josh Davies via Storyful