Torpoint ferry is victim of strike action

Plymouth strikers Unions are in dispute with the government over pay, pensions and job cuts

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A ferry linking Devon and Cornwall is out of action because of a strike by staff.

The action on the ferry between Plymouth and Torpoint is part of industrial action taking place across the UK.

More than 50 Cornwall schools are closed or partially closed along with 13 Devon County Council-run schools.

The disputes are with the government over pay, pensions and job cuts.

Torpoint ferry The ferry between Plymouth and Torpoint will only take vehicles responding to 999 calls
Council strike Cornwall Council workers are among thousands on strike

A ferry spokesman said it would be open to 999 services, but would be closed to the public.

Thousands of public sector workers in the South West including teachers, council staff, health workers and firefighters are out on strike.

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