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Head Office Circular No. NP/28/23


To all Branches and Regional Councils


2nd February 2023


Dear Colleagues


New Labour Research Department website


The Union affiliates to the Labour Research Department (LRD) – an organisation dedicated to publishing information of use to trade unionists and employee reps.


Recently LRD updated their website and its new features include:


  • More relevant free-to-read content
  • New LRD blog
  • Clearer site navigation
  • New section on each of our products and services
  • Structured access to each of our main areas of expertise
  • Weekly trade union e-newsletters


In addition to affiliating, we also separately pay for access to a number of LRD products – including their online services. 

As part of which, all RMT members are entitled to read and download every LRD booklet and magazine. The content, which is fully searchable and includes both current and back issues, can be accessed at


The logon details are:


username: rmt

password: pot427


I would also encourage all branches to affiliate to LRD to ensure LRD can continue to produce and publish high quality content and publications. You can find out more information about the benefits of affiliating here 


Please bring the contents of this circular to the attention of Branch members. 


Yours sincerely

20200518 Mick Lynch sig

Michael Lynch

General Secretary