Political representation

Ensuring that workers' voice is heard in politics

Jubilee South branch passes motion against Boris Johnson's no deal Brexit plan

Jubilee South branch has passed a motion following Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue parliament in order to stifle action by MPs to attempt to block a no deal Brexit.

The motion

This branch notes Boris Johnson’s attempt to suspend Parliament, with royal assent, in order to force through a no-deal Brexit.

This branch believes that such a no-deal Brexit will have a significantly detrimental impact on our members’ lives, especially our migrant members.

Early Day Motion: restore the operational subsidy for London Underground

Support the RMT campaign to restore the operational subsidy for London Underground

The London Underground is essential to our communities, economy and environment and all the staff who work on the Tube play a vital role in keeping the network running. Shockingly the Government has withdrawn operational subsidy for Transport for London meaning that London Underground is the only Metro of its kind in the world that does not receive such subsidy.

RMT to take fight over tube cuts and privatisation direct to City Hall

TUBE UNION RMT will be taking the fight over tube cuts and privatisation direct to the front door of London Mayor Sadiq Khan at City Hall in a protest next week.

The protest - at 10am outside City Hall on Thursday 20th June - will demand No Tory Cuts Under A Labour Mayor and will shine a spotlight on planned privatisation and job cuts being cooked up by tube bosses under the cloak of their "Transformation Programme".

RMT calls on members to mobilise against Trump

STOP TRUMP COALITION - CARNIVAL OF RESISTANCE - Demo 4th June 2019

Dear colleagues,

Donald Trump is visiting the UK from 3rd to 5th June - and RMT is calling on its members to mobilise for a national demonstration on Tuesday 4th June against his politics of racism, war and hate.

The Stop Trump Coalition is a network of grassroots campaigns, unions, NGOs and politicians which came together in February 2017. When Trump visited the UK last year, 250,000 people marched in London and another 150,000 joined protests around the UK.

RMT mobilisation to the national demonstration at the Conservative Party conference

RMT mobilisation to the national demonstration at the Conservative Party conference 

Saturday 29th of September

The RMT are mobilising for the demonstration at the Tory Party conference on Saturday September 29th in Birmingham. 

It was discussed at the regional EC last week and we want a big delegation this year. 

We will put on a coach but only if there are enough people. I need to get booking. 

The coach will leave King's Cross at 0900 and return approx 19.00.

RMT votes not to affiliate to Labour Party

RMT Special General Meeting agrees to align union towards Labour and encourage its members to be active in the party whilst remaining unaffiliated

Following a consultation with union Branches and Regional Councils a Special General Meeting (SGM) of the RMT has today agreed to a recommendation from the unions National Executive committee to align the RMT towards the Labour Party and encourage its 80,000 plus members to be active in the Labour Party, whilst remaining unaffiliated.

RMT branches to discuss affiliation to Labour Party

RMT AGM agrees to consultation with Branches and Regions on question of Labour Party affiliation.

General Secretary Mick Cash said;

"In light of the changes to the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership RMT's AGM has decided that the time is right to undertake a consultation with our members on the issue of Labour Party affiliation ‎with a report back to a Special General Meeting.

Video: Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn joins RMT Annual General Meeting

Jeremy Corbyn tells RMT AGM in Exeter that Labour will repeal Tory rail privatisation act and legislate for public ownership.

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has told the AGM of transport union RMT in Exeter this afternoon that the next Labour Government will repeal the Tories' rail privatisation legislation to pave the way for public ownership.

Jeremy Corbyn said;