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Please vote tomorrow

05 May 2015

Tosh McDonald, president of ASLEF's executive committee, is urging members to vote tomorrow. He said: ‘This is the most important election of my lifetime and we are being bombarded with opinion, propaganda and promises from commentators, all of whom have a vested interest for one party or the other...

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Kevin Lindsay puts it on the Record

30 April 2015

Kevin Lindsay, ASLEF's organiser in Scotland, has written a barnstorming piece for the Daily Record, Scotland's biggest-selling newspaper, today spelling out why Rupert Murdoch is urging readers of the Sun in England to vote Conservative and readers of the Scottish Sun to vote SNP. Under the...

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Marching on May Day

30 April 2015

ASLEF activists from around the country joined national organiser Simon Weller, EC vice-president Dave Calfe, executive committee member Hugh Bradley, and district organisers Finn Brennan, Dicky Fisher, Nigel Gibson and Graham Morris on the traditional May Day march and rally in London. Members met at midday on Clerkenwell Green,...

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Rail freight will cut road congestion

27 April 2015

Getting more freight onto rail and water could significantly reduce road traffic, improve congestion and be better for the environment, according to new research carried out for Campaign for Better Transport. Government research has played down the potential benefits of the transfer from trucks to sustainable methods by only...

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ASLEF drivers think pink

27 April 2015

Today some of ASLEF's female membership who work as tube drivers joined the Labour Party's pink bus on a stop in its tour of London. Harriet Harman, deputy leader of the Labour Party, Diane Abbott, MP for Hackney North, Val Shawcross, Member of the London Assembly for Lambeth and...

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