"Strong and firm" ballot result on Victoria Line

Subject: BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, TRAIN OPERATORS, VICTORIA LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

We note that the ballot results are as follows:

The result for strike action is as follows:-

Number of members balloted: 132

Total votes cast 82 (61%)

Number voting “Yes” 82 (62.1% of members balloted)

Number voting “No” 0

Spoilt Papers 0

The 40% and 50% thresholds were both met.

We congratulate our members, representatives & Finsbury Park Branch on a firm and strong ballot result!

We instruct the General Secretary to arrange a meeting asap between out Victoria Line Drivers IR reps, the Lead Officer, Senior Assistant General Secretary and members of the NEC in attendance.

Members to be advised by email & text.

Finsbury Park Branch & the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

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