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Network Rail industrial action ballot result

15 May 2015

Following the close of our industrial action ballot of Bands 5-8 and equivalent and Controller grades at noon today, members have voted to support strike action.

Re: Notice of Result of Ballot under Section 231A of the Trades Union & Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992

We confirm that the result of the Ballot is: -

Question: Are you prepared to take part in industrial action consisting of a strike?

Result of voting

Number of ballot papers returned: 1445
Number of papers found to be invalid: 12
Thus, total number of valid papers to be counted: 1433
Numbers voting YES 768 (53.6% of valid vote)
Numbers voting NO 665 (46.4% of valid vote)
Total 1433 (100% of valid vote)
 

Question: Are you prepared to take part in industrial action consisting of action short of a strike?

Result of voting

Number of ballot papers returned: 1445
Number of papers found to be invalid: 15
Thus, total number of valid papers to be counted: 1430
Numbers voting YES 1134 (79.3% of valid vote)
Numbers voting NO 296 (20.7% of valid vote)
TOTAL 1430 (100% of valid vote)


Information will follow to advise of industrial action in accordance with this mandate.
 

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