Circular No. NP/036/20

Circular No. NP/036/20


To the Secretary all Branches and Regional Councils.


21 February 2020


Dear Colleagues,


With Banners Held High 2020 – Wakefield Saturday 16 May


This annual event in Yorkshire is a festival of trade union culture with a mixture of politics and poetry, history, music and culture. This year the theme is ‘The past we inherit: a green future we build’.


This year it is taking place in Wood Street, Wakefield from 10.45 – 17.00 on Saturday 16 May.


The RMT NEC has recently agreed to make a donation to the running of the event, and RMT branches and regional councils are also encouraged to consider making a donation. Donations are a legitimate use of branch expenditure.


Payments can be made to ‘With Banners Held High’ and posted to the Chair Martyn Richardson at 160 Lowerhouses Lane, Huddersfield, HD5 8JZ or BACS payments can be made to the account:

Name – With Banners Held High

Sort Code – 557023

Account Number – 83299874


RMT members and activists are encouraged to attend this important Trade Union event and display their RMT banners.


More information about the event is available here -


Yours sincerely,



Mick Cash

General Secretary