London Mayor Boris Johnson attacks Bob Crow over planned tube strike

London Mayor Boris Johnson attacks Bob Crow over planned tube strike; LBC Radio: Johnson speaking during monthly phone-in show on LBC Radio (not heard) Nick Ferrari (LBC) in studio SEQUENCE Boris Johnson (Mayor of London) speaking to unseen Bob Crow (General Secretary, RMT) on live radio call-in show SOT - [Crowe] All we want is an opportunity to talk about the Tube and the future of the Tube, we've not come down to score any points, this is more serious than that - [Johnson] I cannot sit down and negotiate with you, let alone on air, when you're holding a gun to Londoners' heads - [Crowe] Can I say something how this strike can be called off? - [Johnson] Go on, yes - [Crowe] A form has been sent over saying that these jobs are going, that form can be technically suspended, it would make no difference to the process whatsover, we can suspend our industrial action - [Johnson] What you've got to do is call off this pointless strike that will do nothing except cost your members their wages, there is a table to be sat round by you and your team / you are putting a gun to the head of Londoners by... - [Crow] You served the notice on our union to say these jobs were going, if you'd never served the notice, we wouldn't have been balloting for strike action, there wouldn't be a strike - [Johnson] This is really about muscle flexing and power, the RMT know they have absolutely no chance of stopping this, it's inevitable Johnson and Ferrari standing up in studio Nick Ferrari (LBC) interview SOT - It was almost like a warring couple / so many differences spilt over / it really was quite dramatic at times / whether it's averted the strike only time will tell London Bridge: People queuing at ticket office in London Underground station 'Tube Strike' sign People along near ticket machine People being served at ticket office counter Reporter to camera


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Date created: February 04, 2014
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