National Executive Council Member report

Regular reports from Jared Wood, who represents the RMT London Transport Region on the National Executive Council.

London Transport Regional Council Meeting Synopsis, Motions & Reports

Updated with Regional Organiser Steve Hedleys' Report & Motions.

Synopsis from RMT LTRC President Vaughan Thomas

We had excellent contributions from the C of E member Janine Booth and the RO Steve Hedley. We also had a guest speaker who talked about the National Shop Stewards Network and the upcoming conference on June 9th in London.

Executive Report To Regional Council

From RMT London Transport Region Executive Janine Booth


  • LU service control – decision today
  • Cubic – ballot re pay (2.5%)/Olympics
  • Cleaners – Initial/ISS
  • Tube Lines – this week’s action – BW report
  • Thales – ballot put on today
  • Telent/Quinns – ballot decided, still being prepared
  • TfL Olympics – ballot decided, still being prepared
  • Time taken to prepare ballots – verbal report given

Council of Executives Member's Report to Regional Council, March 2012


  • Track contract workers charter - has been launched
  • Accord lift maintenance - dispute re recognition
  • Thales pay - offer 1% - recommend rejection and ballot - referred to national sub-committee
  • Telent/Quinns - ballot for strikes re pay/Olympics - national organising campaign
  • Tube Lines pensions and passes - strike ballot taking place


  • General - communication of developments to improve
  • RMT claims for bonuses: flat-rate cash sum for all grades
  • London Underground - back at ACAS 5/4/12

Council of Executives Member's Report to Regional Council, February 2012

These are the issues I covered in my report to the Regional Council on 23 February:

  • Track contractors’ charter
  • Website / app
  • RMT/TSSA merger
  • Eurostar cleaners / Heathrow Express
  • Petrit’s legal case
  • Women – training / conference
  • Alstom – Jerusalem LR
  • TUSC – C of E to consult branches
  • Grades and equalities conferences
  • World Book Day / ULRs
  • Tube Lines pay, pensions, DSM dispute
  • Breaches of casualisation dispute settlement (ICSAs, agency staff)
  • Stations access

Council of Executives Member's Report to Regional Council, January 2012

You can read Council of Executives decisions relevant to our region here

RMT Executive report leaflet, October 2011

Click '1 attachment' / file name to download a leaflet giving a report of various issues from our union's national executive - our pay claims, the McNulty report, RMT/TSSA merger, Bombardier job cuts, young members, 'know your rights' advice, London Overground, reinstatement campaigns, taxis, reduced-rate RMT membership fees for cleaners, canteen staff and track contract workers, and the latest from our equalities groups - disabled, women, LGBT and black & ethnic minority members - plus a brief guide to how the union's decision-making works..

Council of Executives Member's Report to Regional Council, September 2011

  • PAY
    • Alstom – referendum rejected 32-17
    • LU – offer rejected; talks at ACAS tomorrow
    • EDF Powerlink – improved offer – Regional Organiser to report
    • CTS – offer improved to 3.5%
    • Initial cleaners – pay uprated in line with London Living Wage – organising campaign underway
    • Issa Kanu reinstated
    • Jayesh Patel – Directors Review offered return to driver after 12 months – meeting sought

Council of Executives Report to LTRC Executive, 13 September

  • PAY
    • Alstom – referendum closes 29 September
    • LU – offer rejected; Unite referendum rejected last LU offer; meeting with the other unions this week; further discussion at GGC after Thursday’s meeting
    • Jayesh Patel, Tunde Umanah, James Masango – see decisions
    • Track contract workers’ charter – being laid out this week
    • Reduced-rate subs – Initial cleaners, Sodexho canteens