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Disappointed unions failed to condemn threatening behaviour

As a NIPSA member I am extremely disappointed that neither NIPSA nor NIC-ICTU have seen fit to issue a condemnation of the recent threatening behaviour directed at Belfast City Council staff employed at Avoniel Leisure Centre and also the threat posed to contractors engaged in the removal of the illegal bonfire.

Threats to bonfire removal contractors appalling

While it is evident considerable progress has been made this year in regard to contentious bonfires, the stand off at Avoniel Leisure Centre in Belfast shows that sinister elements are still trying to bring their malign influence to bear.