general election 2017 - 7 Items Tagged Within News

RMT demands threat to guards ditched post-election result
RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that it's executive will be considering the next steps this week in disputes on Southern, Northern and Merseyrail over the axing of guards and the ‎impact on safe, accessible and reliable services. The union has...
Region: National
Tagged with: Guards. Election result, DOO
Tory losses on Southern Rail Routes due to company failures
RAIL UNION RMT said today that a bunch of significant Tory losses overnight are down to the long running dispute on Southern Railway over the axing of guards and the ‎impact on safe, accessible and reliable services. The Conservatives lost...
Region: National
Tagged with: Southern, GTR, Guards Dispute, Election
RMT's Mick Cash welcomes Labour's rail campaign day
“The Labour commitment to British state ownership of our railways will end the debacle of three quarters of our railways being foreign-owned and UK passengers being ripped off with the profits shipped abroad to support other country’s railways. “Fair fares,...
Region: National
Tagged with: Labour, general election, rail campaign
RMT response to Conservative manifesto
“The Conservative manifesto contains a string of empty and vague promises to improve rail services. Anyone who relies on the UK train network knows that the Tory promise of a rail ombudsman to sort all this mess out, is the...
Region: National
Tagged with: rmt, conservative manifesto, general election
RMT reaction to Labour election manifesto
“Labour’s commitment to British state ownership of our rail,  power and water, ‎as opposed to the foreign state-backed exploitation of our essential services supported by the Tories, shows that Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour is clearly fighting to protect our national interests....
Region: National
Tagged with: labour party, general election, jeremy corbyn, rmt, DOO, driver only operation
RMT backs maximum vote for Labour
The outcome of the 2017 General Election will clearly be either a Labour Government led by Jeremy Corbyn whose key policies include support for trade union and employment rights, repeal of anti - union legislation, public ownership of the railways and opposition...
Region: National
Tagged with: ge17, general election 2017, labour, jeremy corbyn
Polling for RMT throws down challenge to Labour
On behalf of the RMT, between 17th-19th June Survation polled 1011 constituents by telephone in 4 key marginal Conservative/Labour “battleground” seats essential for Labour to win in the pursuit of an overall 2015 majority. Seats selected were Crawley (CON), Stevenage (CON), Reading West...
Region: National
Tagged with: rmt, labour, general election, public ownership