23 October 2016
RMT Press Office:
RMT slams Tory axing of TFL Operating Grant as "criminally irresponsible" as Greenwich incident focuses attention on safety and security.
General Secretary Mick Cash said
"The axing of the TFL Operating Grant is an act of criminal irresponsibility by the Tory Government which shows yet again that they could not care less about safety on Britain's railways. It must be restored immediately.
"The unions will unite to fight this act of transport vandalism which come at a time of surging demand, dangerous overcrowding and heightened terrorist alert. The serious incident on the Jubilee Line at North Greenwich last week must lead to an immediate halt and reversal of the cuts programme on London Underground. "