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Inflated fears of a 1970s comeback

The trigger for the concern was the Shell tanker drivers winning a 14% pay rise....

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…”a loud, collective raspberry…”

Alistair Darling's appeals for responsibility "from boardroom to shop floor" in the current wage round are being met with a loud, collective raspberry. Earlier this month, Shell tanker drivers held a four-day stoppage which caused a little inconvenience - and they were rewarded with an inflation-busting 14 per cent, two-year pay deal.

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Darling sounds like a Martian, but this is not a repeat of Life on Mars

Asked on the Today programme how the 14 per cent extra pay over two years awarded to Shell drivers fitted in with the government's inflation policy, Darling said, if I heard him aright: 'The particular problems in relation to this problem are peculiar to this particular problem.' So there you have it.

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