RMT Young Members Visit Occupy St Paul's

The RMT Young Members Advisory Committee held on the 14th November 2011 put the following request to the Council of Executives:

That following visits by RMT Young members to the anti-capitalist protest camp located near St Pauls the committee unanimously agreed to ask for the following -

  1. That the RMT make public its principled support for those engaged in the protest situated at St Pauls
  2. That the RMT promote the ‘message’ of the protest across the union and wider trade union and Labour movement
  3. That the RMT write to other TUC affiliated Unions to ask for their support for the protest
  4. That the RMT consider making a financial donation to the protest
  5. That the RMT support RMT Young Members in attending the protest in the coming weeks.

RMT Council of Executives decision:

That we congratulate the RMT Young members' positive role in the anti-capitalist protests and we seek a meeting with representatives of the Anti-Capitalist Protest Camp to see if their interests are aligned to that of the Union’s.

What is a National Executive Committee decision?

This article is an 'executive decision' which has been written by the RMT National Executive Committee. The National Executive is the union's governing body in between AGMs. Its decisions set out what the union will do on a particular issue.

These decisions can often be brief, and may be one of several passed over a period of time. To get a better understanding or find out more information about what the RMT is doing, speak to your rep or attend your branch or Regional Council meeting.