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Probation staff to go on strike in Somerset today
PROBATION staff in Avon and Somerset have joined colleagues across England and Wales on strike.
Staff went on strike on Monday from 12pm and will be on strike all day today (Tuesday).
Probation Trusts are achieving positive performance but the Government wants to abolish them by June 1, handing supervision of up to 250,000 offenders to private companies by October-December 2014.