Public sector strikes and their impact

Philip Booth appears on BBC Five Live

Reacting to the strikes taking place today by public sector employees, Philip Booth, Editorial and Programme Director at the IEA, appears on BBC Five Live to discuss the economic impact of such action. In the interview, Philip makes the point that in general, public sector pay is higher than private sector pay when you account for pension and benefit schemes. 

You can listen to the programme in full here. Philip's segment begins at 00.01.50.