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Rail Partners' response to anti-strikes bill introduction to Parliament

10 January 2023

Responding to the Minimum Service Levels bill introduction to Parliament, a spokesperson for Rail Partners said:

“Minimum Service Levels for transport is not a new concept and is well established in countries across Europe.

“It is an approach which seeks to appropriately balance and protect the right to strike and the rights of others to get to work or school and access necessary healthcare.

“Now Government has published the bill, the next step is to develop the clear guidelines under which industry and unions will need to operate.”

About Rail Partners

Rail Partners exists to make the railway better by harnessing the expertise and creativity of private sector operators for the benefit of those who use the railway, passengers and freight customers, and those who pay for it, including taxpayers. 

Rail Partners provides advocacy and policy solutions for its private sector passenger owning Group and freight company members. Rail Partners additionally provides technical services to train operating companies in both the public and private sectors. 

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