STRIKERS picketing Sellafield have been warned of an angry public backlash amid claims they are showing a “total lack of regard” for the wider community. The comments from a council nuclear chief come as industrial action from Mitie contractors has led to “gridlock” on some of the county’s roads. Security guards, catering staff and cleaners have been setting up pickets outside the nuclear site in a dispute over pay, launching a series of ongoing strikes. But David Moore, Copeland Council’s nuclear portfolio holder, has claimed attitudes to the strikers is now hardening.
NW Evening Mail 31st May 2019 read more »