The decision by Labour and Plaid Cymru Assembly Members not to cross the picket line yesterday was a disgrace.
I accept that the Civil Service Compensation Scheme is in need of reform.
It is regrettable that dialogue has broken down and that industrial action is happening for a second time.
Whilst I defend the union’s right to hold this strike I am concerned that the decision to boycott business again sets a dangerous precedent.
Yesterday, I led the Opposition in a debate on the "One Wales" agreement and the Assembly Government’s total failure to deliver improvements in the Economy, the NHS, Education, Child and Fuel Poverty, to name just a few.
No-one from the Assembly Government was prepared to defend their record in the Chamber. It was an affront to democracy in Wales.