Executive Report To London Transport Executive Council Meeting November 2012

These notes cover very briefly the topics reported by Janine Booth our Executive Member for London Transport Region at the Regional Executive meeting. Most these topics can be found on the site.

Te find out more and get involved you're encouraged to attend your branch meeting and other regional meetings.

CICA cuts – voted through Parliament yesterday

LU job cuts

  • Kings Cross demo
  • Broadsheet (by head office) -> grade-specific leaflets (by Regional council / grades cttees)
  • Meeting with LUL Directors
  • Vic line signalling – we should not agree job cuts

LU detrainment

  • balloting on Central and Bakerloo lines – matrices need confirming
  • ballot on Jubilee or Victoria lines?

LU Rainbow

  • response from management
  • meeting 26/11?


  • Pay
  • Market testing
  • Museum cuts


  • Carlisle DLR
  • campaign for Tube Lines to take cleaning back inhouse – propose the Regional Council organise a campaigning activity
  • national strategy meeting

LTRC resolutions

  • workers’ and passengers’ plan
  • boarding ramps
  • ballot matrices
  • need for Regional Council to implement resolutions, as well as pass on to head office

Trainpeople / agency staff

  • national meeting Thursday
  • Sam unable to attend – Sajit to attend instead?
  • ‘know your rights’ card/pamphlet

Tube Lines

  • strike committee this evening
  • members’ meetings
  • ASLEF strike, 23 November

GLA group

  • On C of E agenda

Xmas / Boxing Day

  • offer to ASLEF – reject, as it sells annual leave

Barclays bikes

  • Recognition talks

TSSA/Community merger talks


  • recognition talks 5 November, ongoing
  • need recruitment drive by train and fleet grades


  • decision today to step up campaign on 15-year age limit and scrappage scheme