Music legends back RMT strike action

Music legends back RMT strike action

5 October 2022

RMT Press Office:

Rail union RMT has welcomed support for Saturday’s strike (October 8) from artists from Primal Scream, Dexys, and the Jesus and Mary Chain.

Primal Scream’s Bobby Gillespie and Andrew Innes} together with Dexys’ Kevin Rowland and Sean Read, plus Jesus and Mary Chain bassist Douglas Hart have joined forces to produce a song and video in support of RMT’s fight against low pay and cuts to jobs and services.

They are currently working on the song ‘Enough is Enough’ to highlight support for rail workers strike action and against Tory austerity.

Kevin Rowland said that RMT’s battle for workplace justice had been an inspiration for millions of people.

He said: “RMT has been leading the way on behalf of working people and now other unions are joining the fight against low pay and this government that is trying to screw working people into the ground.” 

RMT general secretary Mick Lynch will be making a guest appearance on the track with some of his now famous one liners which have so upset many a media pundit.

Mr Lynch said: “My union is thrilled that music legends such as Primal Scream and Dexys and others want to support workers in struggle.

“It shows the growing amount of support for social justice and the fact that trade unions are the only thing that stand in the way of endless austerity and poverty.”


Notes: The song ‘Enough is Enough’ will be released at the end of October 2022

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