Tag Archives: buses

Comment Labour 2019

Publicly owned public transport

The need to reform Britain’s public transport system, which has suffered years of worker cut backs, route cancellations and prices rises under privatisation, was a... Read More

‘Disgraceful action’

Unite the union has today (March 18) confirmed that its membership at Lothian buses is holding a consultative ballot on potential industrial action. The moves... Read More
News Feature

Two-tiered bus system warning

Unite has issued a warning against the ‘Uber-isation’ of bus services, following an announcement from beleaguered transport secretary Chris Grayling outlining proposals in support this... Read More
News Feature

Uber buses?

Unite has criticised on-demand bus services to be trialled by Transport for London (TfL) as the union raised concerns over higher fares, safety and threats... Read More
Sound and Vision

‘Lifeblood of London’

Unite members, bus drivers at Merton bus garage, today (January 17) met Unite general secretary Len McCluskey and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan to celebrate... Read More
News Feature

Landmark deal

Unite member Neil Muhammad would never have imagined that he would be earning £150 a week less than he did two decades ago for doing... Read More

For one penny more…

Pay talks to avert more bus strikes in the north west broke up today (November 17), after the bosses offered an ‘insulting’ one penny extra... Read More

Fresh bus disruption

The streets of London are facing disruption this Friday (September 22) as London’s bus controllers take further industrial action in a dispute over pay, Unite,... Read More