Archive for the ‘RMT’ Category


RMT Short Information Films

RMT Chairman Mick Bailey talking about Olympic lanes etc etc
“First they came for the Trade Unionists” Click on the link
First They Came For The Trade Unionists…
“Who is Leon Daniels”  Click on the link
Who is Leon Daniels?
“Road Closed” Click on the link
Road Closed
“Would you credit it ?” Click on the link
Would you Credit it?


Bob Crow visits LondonTaxi Branch meeting

The RMT London Taxi branch June meeting was attended by General Secretary Bob Crow He was invited to address the meeting and started by first telling us,that due to Government legislation it was becoming harder to use arbitration services and this was seen as a direct attack on the Trade Union movement, making things as [...]


Statement to the Trade on the Olympics and Tariff Review

No doubt many of you will have seen the damaging banner headlines in the Evening Standard of Friday 11th November following the LTDA’s demand for Rate 3 for the duration of the Olympics and other payments. No one can doubt this is a massive ‘own goal’ and as one of our members said: ‘did [...]


RMT wins victory fight against Rickshaws

RMT London taxi branch chalks up significant victory in fight against unlicensed and unsafe rickshaws.

I am glad to be able to report that RMT’s parliamentary group convenor, John McDonnell MP, has successfully objected to the TFL London Local Authorities Bill at its second reading, on the grounds that it would lead to the continued proliferation [...]


RMT’s January Newsletter 2011

RMT London Taxi Branch
January 2011

Happy New Year to you all…

Happy new year to all London taxi-cab drivers and let’s be totally honest with the 4th of January VAT rise of 2.5% there isn’t a taxi-cab driver here in the capital a penny richer in 2011. Along with a very slow start to the [...]


RMT’s October newsletter 2010

RMT London taxi branch
October 2010
Mayor of London replies to RMT London taxi branch.
The Mayor of London responded directly to our chairman John Kennedy regarding the issue of age limits, vehicle excise duty and consultation with TFL/TPH. The mayor has confirmed that the RMT London taxi branch will be included in all consultations with [...]


RMT’S September newsletter

RMT London taxi branch
September 2010
Sold Down the River…
Once again the London taxi-cab driver is sold down the river by those who meet with TFL but never produce a set of public minutes. This time though we have all been sold a pup by many of those who should know better. Yes the United [...]


RMT’s August Newsletter

RMT London taxi branch
August 2010
Transport for London/Taxi Private Hire.
The parliamentary agents for Transport for London and Westminster City Council have made contact with the RMT London taxi branch regarding our opposition to “clause 19” of the London Local Authorities and Transport for London (No.2) bill. The RMT and its London taxi branch is [...]

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