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Political Campaign Update (Update 32)

In Coronavirus by GMB x54 Communications

Please find attached a follow-up letter sent to Willie Walsh by the Chair of the Transport Select Committee, Huw Merriman here. The Committee are clearly dissatisfied with the answers they have been getting from BA. Please also find attached a letter to Willie Walsh from 38 Labour MP’s here. Again these raise questions that the company continue to evade. Staying Together These … Read More

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Where We Are (Update 30)

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Dear GMB Member,  Transport Select Committee You will recall the Willie Walsh was questioned earlier this week by the TSC.He subsequently wrote to the Committee Chairman, Huw Merriman. This letter – and the strong reaction it provoked – can be seen using the by clicking here. Where we are Our view has been set out over recent GMB bulletins, that … Read More

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GMB Update 13th May (Update 29)

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Legal Position For legal position letters, please see your personal emails (sent to GMB Members in BA). No basis for consultation As you can see, it is the GMB’s view that we are not in a position to meet and consult with BA regarding their proposals: We believe their proposals are an abuse of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme; They … Read More

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Transport Select Committee (Update 28)

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The Transport Select Committee is meeting today (Monday 11th May 2020) at 10:00. They will put questions to Willie Walsh from IAG who will be sat in front of the Committee later today. Please use this link to watch it: https://parliamentlive.tv/Event/Index/1555d832-3a22-4c37-bafe-e7fe97ac55bb Alternatively, you can tune into the BBC Parliament Channel from 10:00 to watch it on your television.

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Stronger Together (Update 27)

In Coronavirus by GMB x54 Communications

Please see below a statement from the parliamentary Transport Select Committee that was released yesterday. It is clear that the petitions and letters to MPs etc are having an impact.  So if you haven’t already done so, then please use the links supplied previously to add your voice.   Impact of Coronavirus on UK Transport: Aviation Witness update and Chair … Read More