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Regional Council policy

The policies of the Regional Council, decided by resolutions passed at Regional Council meetings

The Riots

The following resolution submitted by Stratford No 1 was carried unanimously at the Regional Council meeting on September 29th

Phone hacking

The following resolution submitted by LU Engineering Branch and seconded by Central Line West was carried unanimously at the Regional Council meeting on 25th August.

This branch notes:
The 'Hacking' scandal has done far more than expose what a filthy rich, anti union, anti poor, bastard Murcdoch and News International are.
It has exposed that, even in 'democracies' like Britain, real power actually lies in unelected bodies among massive multi-national corporations and the state. It has, in an instant, exposed the corrupt relationship between the media, state and politicians.

Olympics

The following resolution submitted by the Bakerloo line Branch and seconded by Finsbury Park was carried unanimously at the Regional Council meeting on the 25th August:

This Regional Council notes that LU wish to extend the driving parameters and amount of turns worked on the Bakerloo Line to 6 during the Olympics next year. We are also aware that management wish to bring in rest day working during that period.

Palestine/BDS - Regional Council 28th July

The following Resolution submitted by TFL No1branch was carried at the Regional Council meeting on 28th July.

This branch fully endorses the PTUC-BDS Statement. We call on the Regional council to endorse and forward to CofE. We also call on the Regional Political Officer to arrange for a Regional Special meeting on the matter inviting a speaker from COSATU among others.

Note:PTUC-BDS Statement is attached to this story.

GLA Elections

The following Resolution submitted by Neasden Branch was carried at the Regional Council meeting on 28th July.

This branch/Region supports the growing anti-cuts movement and we realise that a successful movement will require an industrial political strategy.
We realise that all three major political parties, including Labour,are making cuts in local authorities in London.

TUC Black Workers' Conference - Regional Council 28th July

The following Resolution submitted by LU Engineering was carried at the Regional Council meeting on 28th July.

This region demands that the RMT carries out its responsibility toward its Black Activists in regards to their entailment of Delegation to the TUC's Black Workers Conference from 2012 onwards
Having just over half of our delegation entailment present at this year's conference (8 -10 April 2011), greatly influenced the outcome for our candidate to the Race Relations Committee and increased his vote since we last stood a candidate.