Cross Rail speculation

November 23, 2020

RMT  demands Government stop using TFL and its workers as a political football   Responding to reports that the Capital’s Crossrail line could be mothballed without immediate funding transport union RMT today called on the Government to stop using TFL as a political football.    RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said:   “What’s happening between …

New Inflation rates for year to October 2020

November 19, 2020

New Inflation rates for year to October 2020   The Office for National Statistics (ONS) have published inflation rates for the year to October 2020. The Retail Prices Index (RPI) has risen to 1.3%, which is 0.2% up on the year to September 2020. The alternative measures of CPI and CPIH were 0.7% (up 0.2%) and 0.9% …

Undercover Policing Inquiry: Outrage at “Brick Wall of Silence”

November 18, 2020

Undercover Policing Inquiry: Outrage at “Brick Wall of Silence”   Outrage at wall of silence, watch video here     Last week, on the first day of the Undercover Policing Inquiry hearings, The Campaign Opposing Police Surveillance demonstrated over the “brick wall of silence”.   The “public” Inquiry is hearing evidence behind closed doors, with …

LUEngineering APP – ‘My APP’ nears launch

November 17, 2020

The new LUEngineering APP and website is nearing its official launch and will be a replacement to our existing app and website.   We are in BETA testing and also updating text (hence why there is still some text filler, ‘Lorum Ipsum’) and content but thought people might like a quick look at the work …

Blacklist Support Group opening statement to public inquiry Tuesday 17th November

November 17, 2020

The Blacklist Support Group opening statement at the public inquiry to be delivered by Dave Smith has been rescheduled to take place at 10am Tuesday 17th November.  Smith’s original statement was postponed due to a legal challenge to the content of his speech and the inquiry chair has now made a  ruling on what is …

Meet the General Secretary Candidates: John Leach

November 17, 2020

John Leach GS Announcement    

Meet the General Secretary Candidates: Mick Lynch

November 17, 2020

Dear Friends, Re: Nomination for election of RMT General Secretary                 I am standing as a candidate in the forthcoming election for General Secretary and I would be honoured to receive your branch nomination.   The Covid-19 health crisis has amplified the many challenges we face.  The employers and the government will be seeking dilutions of …