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News Archive

Welcome to the archived news page of the United Road Transport Union.

If you have any news stories that would be of interest to other URTU members, please contact the URTU newsdesk on 0161 486 2103 or contact here.


Government meeting re-scheduled
6/11/2008
URTU's meeting with the Parliamentry Undersecretary of State, Department for Transport, Jim Fitzpatrick has been re-scheduled for the 12 November 2008.

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Union condemns Clarkson comments
3/11/2008
Comments by Jeremy Clarkson on the BBC series, 'Top Gear', have been met by fierce criticsm from the United Road Transport Union.

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WTR 'Periods of Availability' Review
21/10/2008
URTU's forthcoming meeting with Government Ministers at the Department for Transport has taken on a degree of urgency, says URTU General Secretary, Bob Monks.

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Amendments to the Employment Bill
15/10/2008
The United Campaign to Repeal the Anti-Trade Union Laws talk to URTU Online about their campaign in support of amendments to the Employment Bill.

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New Regional Officer
6/10/2008
Lee Pimbley has become the new Regional Officer for Region 1.

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Driver CPC Conference
18/9/2008
URTU Executive Committee Member, Peter Boswell attends the Driver CPC Conference 2008.

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URTU President Appointed
6/9/2008
Executive Committee Member, Phil Brown, becomes new URTU President.

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Five Years In Prison For Careless Drivers Who Kill
18/8/2008
Motorists who kill whilst avoidably distracted at the wheel will face prison.

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