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RMT Boss: 'Tories Should Be Taken Out And Shot'

Tuesday 2nd February 2016

RMT leader Steve Hedley has claimed the Tory government are "murdering" people, then called for them to be "taken out and shot" in an extraordinary LBC interview.

Shelagh Fogarty was clearly taken aback by Hedley's comments, which you can see in the video above.

"I think all the Tories are an absolute disgrace, they should be taken out and shot to be quite frank with you," said Hedley, Assistant General Secretary of the RMT union.

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"Oh Steve!" responded Shelagh. "I'm not going to let you say that, so don't repeat it...if your job is to represent your workers, and I was one of your workers, I would want you to represent me without resorting to things like that."

Hedley then claimed that the government was "killing three disabled people a week by their cuts."

Mr Hedley was speaking about the way the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has dealt with junior doctors, who're going on strike again next week over a row about their contracts. The government could now impose the contract, if an agreement isnt reached.

Listen to the full interview below: