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Public sector pension protest

  • Undercover police in the Panton Street kettle appear to have left. Our source in the crowd says at least 5 were hounded out. They're not too subtle, he was told.
    11/30/2011 5:25:05 PM
  • RT @Chrissie72: Realised what a good job council workers do - much more litter on the streets today. #n30
  • Well done & thank you to every UCU member who walked out today & #solidarity to all workers taking action tonight #ucu #n30 #notadampsquib
  • Our reporter Charlie Cooper on how Whitehall was affected by today's strikes:
    11/30/2011 5:38:53 PM
  • Police try to clear Panton House (AP)

    11/30/2011 5:38:58 PM
  • Our source inside the Panton House kettle has been told that police are taking details, including addresses, from the trickle of people being released.
    11/30/2011 5:42:23 PM
  • And here's Charlie Cooper again, this time on how today's walkout affected London's cultural centres, including the National Gallery -
    11/30/2011 5:46:47 PM
  • Xstrata - the company whose HQ was targeted by the Panthon House protesters have released a statement. A spokeswoman for the company said: "All executive pay is approved by the company's shareholders and is linked to company and individual performance. Last year Xstrata delivered its second best financial performance since inception, with an 86% increase in profits, record cost savings, improved safety performance and total shareholder returns substantially greater than the FTSE 100 average."
    11/30/2011 5:49:46 PM
  • Earlier Occupy London issued a statement identifying Xstrata CEO Mick Davies as the target of the protest. They said "he was the highest compensated CEO of all the FTSE 100 companies in the last year, when his companies had losses and the economy collapsed. He received £18,426,105 for his efforts."
    11/30/2011 5:51:17 PM
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