As journalists at the BBC strike to defend their jobs while senior execs get huge payoffs, former front man of middle-of-the-road Britpop act The Charlatans, scabs on them by covering for Lauren Laverne who joined the walkout. Presumably, as he is so desperate, being a scab is the only way he can get on the radio.
Thousands of members of the National Union of Journalists at the corporation walked out on 18 February against job cuts. As the corporation makes compulsory redundancies while advertising posts externally and giving huge payoffs to failing bosses like George Entwistle who quit during the Jimmy Savile scandal.
Formula One drivers disagreed about possible strike action yesterday as the FIA raised the cost of super licenses by 1000%.
Last year the license cost 1,725 euros (£1,354) plus 456 euros (£357) per point won, increased this season to 10,000 euros (£7,858) plus 2,000 euros (£1,570) for every point won.
Radio "personality" Jo Whiley crossed picket lines to work during the 2005 strike of BBC workers against job cuts.
Fellow Beeb journalist Steve Bunce on BBC London later complained about not being able to give out prizes, he blamed "the stuff that Scabby Whiley's been up to."
Possibly then after someone had a word in his ear he followed up with "Well, she is a scab, isn't she. She crossed a picket line. No argument there. She's a scab so we can call her that."
No arguments here!
Spectacularly tedious radio 'personality' Chris Moyles crossed the picket lines of his colleagues during the 2011 BBC strike against compulsory redundancies. 2005 BBC strike against 4,000 job cuts.
This should come as no surprise, as Moyles has a history of scabbing, when he crossed picket lines during the 2005 BBC strike against 4,000 job cuts.Ignoring the wishes of his workmates, Moyles - who just one month earlier had recieved a £630,000 a year pay deal - presented his Radio One breakfast show as usual.
Moyles also struck controversy by racially offending actress Halle Berry.
Business presenter Declan Curry was the only presenter to cross picket lines on BBC1's breakfast show during the 2005 strike.
The Guardian reported that he said "I don't support the strike at all. The management have made a very strong case in my view as to why these cuts are necessary."
He hoped that "fellow workers" would respect his decision.
libcom heard reports that he was bombarded with emails denouncing his actions, with at least one journalist emailing him Jack London's The Scab:
Terry Wogan, one of the BBC's highest paid presenters scabbed on the strike of BBC workers against cuts in 2005.
The Guardian reported that he said he supported the strike but felt he was not in a position to join the 24-hour walkout.
"Of course I have sympathy for them [the strikers] but I have a job to do. I am on a contract," he said.
Wogan had earlier refused to take a leaflet on the strike action from a representative from broadcasting union Bectu.
Mark Goodier, radio presenter from Zimbabwe, crossed picket lines to work during the 2005 BBC strike.
Earlier in April 2002, Goodier sacked 31 workers after he placed his Wise Buddha production company into liquidation.
Now Royal Correspondent, Nicholas Witchell crossed picket lines to read the six o'clock news during the 1989 BBC strike.
The newsreader, labelled "awful" by Prince Charles, when asked if he planned to work during the 2005 strike by Pandora, he refused to comment.