Our Ref: HSR/2/2
8th October 2019
Head Office Circular NP/192/19
ALL REGIONAL COUNCILS
AGM ITEM 53: RISING STAFF ASSULTS
The following resolution was carried at the AGM 2019:
This conference notes the rising tide of assaults against station and revenue staff. 2018/2019 shows the highest on record.
Despite this, cuts to frontline staff and police have continued. This conference requests an independent investigation into staff assaults and lack of staffing. The investigation to include both rail and underground. This investigation to include recommendations going forward
At their meeting of 26th September 2019, the National Executive Committee noted and adopted the following report of their Health and Safety Sub-committee:
We instruct the General Secretary to take up this matter in line with the resolution.
Branches and Regional Councils to be informed.
I am acting in accordance with these instructions. Please make the contents of this Circular available to all appropriate members.