RMT and the Scottish Independence Debate

To: All Branches, Regional Councils and Regional Organisers

7th March 2014
Circular No. NP056/14

Dear Colleague

Scottish Independence Position

Further to my circular NP339/13, of 5th December 2013, I can advise you that at their March 2014 Statutory meeting the Council of Executives gave further consideration to this matter following the additional meetings that have now been held in Aberdeen and Ayr.

The Council of Executives has adopted the following recommendation of the Political, Transport and Liberation Sub Committee, 

    ‚ÄúThat we note that further meetings have taken place. The General Secretary is instructed to liaise with the Scottish Regional Council to arrange further consultation meetings in areas where meetings have not taken place including Dumfries, Fife and Tay and the north of Scotland.  Furthermore the June 2014 Council of Executives will make a recommendation on this matter.

In respect of the above I can advise you that the meetings for RMT members will take place on the following dates, venues tbc.

Dundee: 16 April, 6.00pm,

Dumfries: 13 May, 6.00pm

Inverness: 30 May, 6pm

I will keep you advised of developments and Scottish Branches are also encouraged to hold meetings.

Yours sincerely

Bob Crow
General Secretary