Merseyrail scupper talks on guards

TRADE UNIONIST AND SOCIALIST COALITION (TUSC) NEWS RELEASE –25/4/2017
Roger Bannister condemns the collapse of Merseyrail guards talks

TALKS AIMED at ending the Merseyrail guards’ dispute collapsed today when the company flatly refused to discuss the RMT’s compromise solution to the issue of Driver Only Trains. Roger condemns Labour councillors for their complicity in the cavalier attitude of the company. He is also appalled by Steve Rotheham’s failure to intervene to support the RMT in their objective of ensuring the safety of the travelling public. This can only be seen as a clear sign that he will preside over guards being withdrawn. Roger calls for continuing support for the Rail Union’s determination to protect all passengers.

 

Roger Bannister can be contacted for comment on 07954 376 096 or by email: r.bannister@blueyonder.co.uk

 

Roger will be addressing a pre-election public meeting to be held on Tuesday 2 May 2017 at 7.30.

The venue is the Liverpool Pub James Street L27NS

 

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For further information contact

Daren Ireland on 07787128498 – Dave Walsh on 07969511796 – Tony Mulhearn on 07939098455

 email: Merseysidetusc@gmail.com

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