Bob Crow

Mick Cash Appointed As RMT Acting General Secretary

RMT’s executive committee has appointed Mick Cash as acting general secretary to continue the work of the union following the untimely death of Bob Crow.

Acting general secretary Mick Cash said that Bob Crow’s vision for the union would continue along with its industrial and political agenda as decided by RMT’s democratic structures.

“It has been a difficult time for the union but we are determined to remain united in the way that Bob would have wanted,” he said.

London Transport Region Plans For Bob Crow Funeral


The funeral arrangements for our General Secretary Bob Crow were announced yesterday. The London Transport Regional Council invites you to honour and pay your respects to our friend, comrade and leader as he is laid to rest on Monday 24th of March.

We are meeting at 11:00 hours at the Kindertransport memorial outside Liverpool Street Station at 11:00 hours and we will be making our way to Manor Park station which is near the East London Crematorium and Cemetery. We aim to be there by 12 o’clock.

Bob Crow Funeral Arrangements & Commemoration

Following the devastating news of the death of RMT General Secretary Bob Crow on Tuesday 11th March the union is able to confirm arrangements for both Bob’s funeral and the commemoration of his life and work on Monday 24th March.

Bob Crow’s family have asked all media to respect the fact that Bob’s funeral service itself will be a private affair. Any invasion of that privacy will be taken up by the union through the press and broadcasting regulatory and complaints bodies.

Bob Crow

It is with the deepest regret that RMT has to confirm that our General Secretary Bob Crow sadly passed away in the early hours today.

The union’s offices will be closed for the rest of the day and the union will make further announcements in due course. The media have been asked to respect the privacy of Bob’s friends and family at this difficult and distressing time.