3 September 2015

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National Gallery To Be Handed 130,000 Signature Petition Protesting Privatisation

One of the UK’s most visited tourist destinations, the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square, will decide whether or not they will continue industrial action indefinitely after delivering a petition signed by 130,000 supporters to the galleries new director Gabriele Finaldi. A copy will also be handed to culture minister Ed Vaizey. Finaldi has remained very quiet during the crisis. The museum is […]

12 August 2015

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Jeremy Corbyn Shows Solidarity With Striking National Gallery Staff

Members of the PCS Union, working at the National Gallery have called an indefinite strike, in a dispute over privatisation. They first walked out in February over plans to privatise visitor and security services and  have already taken a total of 55 days’ action. About 200 members of the Public and Commercial Services union began the action […]