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From The Socialist newspaper, 30 October 2019

RMT national executive election: Fight the cuts, vote for Jared Wood

Jared Wood

Jared Wood   (Click to enlarge)

Jared Wood opposes the 1 billion worth of cuts by Transport for London. He rejects shift patterns that are killing tube workers, fights for a four-day week, and also campaigns for the policy of transport union RMT - a Jeremy Corbyn-led Labour government with socialist policies.

Can you give your backing to Socialist Party member Jared in the RMT national executive committee elections? He's standing to represent the London Transport Region on the union's national executive committee.

Paul Schindler, RMT Stations and Revenue, said: "During our fit-for-the-future dispute... Jared was instrumental in delivering effective industrial action that won back over 500 jobs."

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