Unions suspend London Underground strike

The RMT union has also suspended a planned strike by its members on London Underground, sources said.

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Bob Crow: 950 jobs will be lost if TfL go ahead

Union chief Bob Crow insisted 950 jobs would be lost if Transport for London went ahead with plans to close ticket offices and disputed suggestions 200 new jobs would be created in the new year.

He also denied going ahead with the strike when only 30% of the Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) union had voted for it was undemocratic.

"Look at all these MPs in Parliament. How many people voted for them, but they are going along carrying out austerity!"

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