15 Jan 2023

Rail companies given ‘permission’ to make new offer to unions

With no breakthrough in negotiations, another nursing strike is due to take place in England on Thursday and Friday.

And in an escalation of pressure, the Royal College of Nursing says it will ask twice as many of its members to go on strike at the beginning of February.

But negotiations to end the ongoing train strikes may be entering a new phase after the Transport Secretary says he’s given train operators his ‘permission’ to make a new offer to the unions.