12 March 2019
RMT Press Office:
Taxi union RMT postpones planned Birmingham protests tomorrow as council withdraws emissions proposals and agrees to talks
Taxi union RMT said today that it welcomes the decision by Birmingham City Council to withdraw their emissions policy proposals impacting on the taxi trade to allow for further consideration and detailed negotiations around the RMT position. As a result protests and go slow demonstrations planned for tomorrow – Wednesday – have been postponed.
General Secretary Mick Cash said;
“RMT welcomes the fact that Birmingham City Council have listened to our members working in the taxi trade and have withdrawn the emissions policy proposals to allow for talks to take place with our officials.
“The national union will continue to monitor the position as our local representatives in the City enter into detailed negotiations with the Council.”