RMT - National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers

02/06/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 02/06/2020 05:51

Bus union RMT on today's Govt bus strategy announcement

'This funding does not come close to restoring the millions cut from bus services across the UK since 2010 and despite these massive cuts the private bus companies have continued to pay out hundreds of millions in dividends to shareholders.

'It's crystal clear that the privatisation and deregulation of the bus industry has failed and rather than paper over the cracks this Government needs to introduce a national bus strategy underpinned by serious investment and public ownership'