London Mayor Boris Johnson attacks Bob Crow over planned tube strike

London Mayor Boris Johnson attacks Bob Crow over planned tube strike; ENGLAND: London: City Hall: EXT London Mayor Boris Johnson 2-WAY interview ex LondonSOT - I spent about 20 minutes talking to Bob this morning and if he is willing to call off the strike we can have a long conversation about the future of the tube - Can't possibly have a conversation when a gun is being held to Londoners' heads - (on his pre election pledge to keep ticket offices) on takeup of contactless payment systems by passengers / don't have boiler stokers any more because no longer have trains that run on coal - Outrageous - 70 percent of Bob Crow's membership did not vote for this action INT Studio RMT Headquarters: EXT Bob Crow (RMT Union) 2-WAY interview ex London SOT - Been down to see the Mayor today and his office told us that they are not prepared to meet up unless we call the strike off Johnson interview SOT - refers to Bob Crow as 'Jon Crow' - I've amalgamated you Crow interview SOT - I phoned you today.. you've never met this trade union once in seven years Johnson interview SOT - Thats not true, I've had regular meetings with the RMT Crow interview SOT - (chance of cancelling strike) if he withdraws the form of the redundancies - the strike will be called off Johnson interview SOT - If you will suspend strike you can come down to City Hall for no holds barred conversation about all the forms you wish - no compulsary job losses Crow interview SOT - We are talking about the people who have got to reapply for their own jobs


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Date created: February 04, 2014
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