21 April 2020
RMT Press Office:
RMT responds to press speculation over the reintroduction of transport services beyond the movement of essential workers.
General Secretary Mick Cash said
"No one has discussed any moves to begin restoring transport services with this trade union and the dates we have seen reported in the press look like pure speculation.
"Instead of secretive briefings to the media the Government should be talking to us as it is our members who are key to any phased increase in transport services when it is proven to us that it is safe to do so.
"RMT will not agree to anything that puts our members at further risk when transport staff are clearly already suffering in this crisis. The health, safety and lives of our members comes first."