Funeral of Bob Crow to take place next week

The service on March 24th will be private, and a bigger event planned on May Day.

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RMT hopes for show of 'solidarity, respect and support'

On behalf of Bob Crow's family, we are able to confirm arrangements for the funeral and commemoration of the life and work of our general secretary, whose death has rocked the trade union movement, both in this country and around the world, to its very core.

The thousands of messages of condolence from every part of the globe are a testament to the courage, leadership and strength that Bob shared with so many people.

Whilst Bob Crow's funeral itself will be a strictly private affair his friends and family recognise that many people will want to show their solidarity, respect and support both on the day itself and on May Day. These arrangements give everyone a chance to play their part.

– Mick Cash, RMT Senior Assistant General Secretary

Funeral of Bob Crow to take place next week

The funeral of rail union leader Bob Crow will be held on March 24, with the service being private, and a bigger event planned on May Day.

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Bob Crow's family have asked for the funeral service at the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium to be private. Trade unionists, friends and colleagues of Mr Crow, will be invited to line the route of the funeral procession.

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