My Ref: MRP 23/1 2nd November 2018
Circular Num: NP/232/18
To: The Secretary All Shipping Branches & Regional Councils/
Merchant Navy Ratings Pension Fund (MNRPF) Governance Review
Please be advised that the following resolution was submitted by the Liverpool Shipping Branch:
“This Liverpool Shipping Branch calls upon the General Secretary and Executive Council to investigate the recent Governance Review in the MNRPF after the discussions that the General Secretary and National Secretary have had with branch members and in the Regional Secretaries meeting.
We also call upon the General Secretary and Executive to investigate the role of the MNRPF Chair in the Bath University scandal.
We have concerns that our nominated and elected trustees are being attached and we call upon the RMT to give them their full support and provide legal support to protect our trustees.”
In consideration your National Executive Committee made the following decision on 1st November 2018:
“That we note the resolution on file from the Liverpool Shipping Branch and the sentiments contained within.
We therefore instruct the General Secretary to arrange a meeting with the RMT Merchant Navy Ratings Pension Fund Trustees so that the NEC and National Secretary can discuss this matter.
All Branches and Regional Councils to be informed”
As instructed a meeting is being arranged and I will keep you informed of developments.