The privatisation of the rail network as we all know was undertaken as a plain matter of doctrinaire capitalist ideology, not from economic necessity. This experiment has abysmally failed. The British public overwhelmingly supports the re-nationalisation of all public utilities and the entire public transport system.
Whichever way the ballot goes, the victory will belong deservedly to the members of the RMT.
Full solidarity with rail cleaners taking strike action with the RMT.
From the private companies that profit on the backs of underpaid and precariously employed rail workers to the provision of services not worth anywhere close to what passengers must pay.
In a matter of days, Arriva bus drivers in the North West will take to the picket line in the second time in less than five years.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces plans by a major London bus operator to impose ‘remote signing on’ onto its drivers, to the detriment of both the drivers and the travelling public.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces plans by Britain’s biggest bus and coach builder to wipe out 650 jobs at its sites in Guildford, Falkirk and Scarborough, with the complete closure of the Guildford works.