Breakdown in Industrial Relations - Avanti West Coast

To All Avanti West Coast Train Manager Grade RMT Members

Our Ref: BR2/14/2

7th June 2022


Dear Colleagues

BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS – AVANTI WEST COAST

I write to advise you that the ballot has now closed, and the result is as follows:

Are you prepared to take strike action?

Number of individuals who were entitled to vote in the ballot: 361
Number of votes cast in the ballot: 187
Number of individuals answering “Yes” to the question: 156
Number of individuals answering “No” to the question: 31
Number of spoiled or otherwise invalid voting papers returned: 0

Are you prepared to take industrial action short of a strike?

Number of individuals who were entitled to vote in the ballot: 361
Number of votes cast in the ballot: 187
Number of individuals answering “Yes” to the question: 177
Number of individuals answering “No” to the question: 10
Number of spoiled or otherwise invalid voting papers returned: 0

The union’s National Executive Committee is currently considering this result and I shall write to you again shortly.

Yours sincerely

Michael Lynch
General Secretary