Please note that the result of the ballot as to whether members of the FBU are prepared to take part in industrial action consisting of a strike in relation to the trade dispute is as follows:
Number of individuals who were entitled to vote in the ballot: 1170
Number of votes cast in the ballot: 954
Number of individuals answering “yes” to the question: 860
Number of individuals answering “no” to the question: 93
Number of spoiled or otherwise invalid voting papers returned: 1
The number of votes cast in the ballot is at least 50% of the number of individuals who were entitled to vote in the ballot.
The number of individuals answering “Yes” to the question is at least 40% of the number of individuals who were entitled to vote in the ballot.
A majority voted in favour of strike action. I will contact you shortly to give details of the proposed strike action once it has been determined.
With best wishes,