But now, Beefeaters from the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace and Kensington Palace could vote to strike for the first time in 55 years in a row over pensions.
Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) employees, including Jewel House Wardens and other workers, who have been affected by the closure of their pension will be balloted on strike action from Friday, November 30, which could result in a walkout.
Unions claim changes will mean members’ final salary pensions will be replaced by an inferior plan
What is the value, as a percentage of their annual pay, of the accrual of that final salary pension?
It’ll be an eye popping number and one that rather puts the lie to he idea that the public sector is underpaid.