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"Up the workers" or "you shouldn't give in" - Londoners on the latest TfL strikes news.

With the spectre of more strikes ahead, Tube workers are set for pay rises of up to 10%.

And last week planned industrial action on the London Overground was suspended.

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Have Sadiq Khan and Transport for London (TfL) given in too easily? Are the pay hikes appropriate? Do the forthcoming elections come into play?

We asked some Londoners for their thoughts.

Molly, an editor, said: "I'm always minded to be with the workers, to be honest because my grandad was a shop floor steward in the shipyard and I come from a very working class community. My dad does a working class profession, so does my mum, and I don't think either of them get paid enough. So, yeah, to me: 'Up the workers!'"

But for Tom, a re-enactor who also works at Chessington World of Adventures, the message is that "you shouldn't give in to strikers".

He said: "Definitely should not be giving into strikes because that's just a form of blackmail by people who take advantage of the public. They're the ones causing all the grief to the public so I don't agree that they should give in to the strikes.

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"Bear in mind that we've come out of three years of Covid, the world economy has collapsed and I know people that are my age, working hard on a third of the salary of what Tube drivers and ambulance drivers are getting."

David agreed, saying: "Absolutely we are [giving in too easily].

"I don't know how you can go and find £30 million from nowhere to give them a pay rise to stop them going on strike, because the election's coming up.

"Because the mayoral election is coming up, you don't want TfL going on strike so he's found £30 million from somewhere."

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