RMT responds to Bibby Stockholm fatality

RMT responds to Bibby Stockholm fatality

12 December 2023

RMT Press Office:

Maritime union RMT, has responded to tragic news that there has been a death on the Bibby Stockholm barge off the coast in Dorset.

General Secretary Mick Lynch said:  “RMT is deeply disturbed to learn of a fatality on the Government’s quasi-prison barge, Bibby Stockholm. Our condolences go out to the family and friends of the person who has lost their life.
“Maritime vessels operating under flags of convenience, should not be being used as part of this controversial policy. And we expect nothing less than a full public inquiry into this tragic event and the details of the contract drawn up between Home Office Ministers and Corporate Travel Management for the Bibby Stockholm to be made public.”

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