As we go to press workers on London Underground are balloting over strike action to defend job cuts and pay.
London Underground is cutting more than a thousand jobs in administration grades. Transport for London is due to cut around three and a half thousand jobs over the next eighteen months.
At the same time London Underground have made an offer of a five-year pay deal — RPI plus one percent in the first year and then RPI only for the next four years. That is an effective pay cut.
ISS and Tubelines have also announced that they would not be paying the final instalment of the London living