Transport union backs Jeremy Corbyn’s bid for Labour leadership.
At its Annual General Meeting in Newcastle today, transport union RMT voted to endorse Jeremy Corbyn’s bid for the Labour Party leadership.
Mick Cash, RMT General Secretary, said;
“RMT’s AGM has voted to support Jeremy Corbyn’s bid for the Labour Party leadership and to provide whatever practical assistance we can.
“Jeremy has been a long standing member of RMT’s parliamentary group and has stood shoulder to shoulder with RMT members in every sector whenever and wherever they have been in struggle.
“Jeremy’s standing on a platform of opposition to austerity, support for public ownership and for the repeal of the anti-union laws. That platform matches much of RMT’s core campaigning programme and we are delighted to be backing him. “