Mayor of London, was the man who didn’t let the buses go out during the snow in
London on Monday 2nd February because he thought it was dangerous.
So how did he
expect people to get in to work? Now he’s docking transport staff a day’s pay for
not making it in. The managers who are making the threat are claiming that they
were ‘working from home.’ So they get their money.
Last week he appeared before Parliament’s Home
Affaire Select Committee and praised workers for their “heroic efforts” to keep
London moving in the snow. Next week he docks their pay.
"We think this is gross hypocrisy on the Mayor’s part,"
said Manuel Cortes, assistant general secretary of the TSSA rail union.
"He cancels all the buses and most of the tube and urges
Londoners not to risk trying to get to work in the worst snow storm for a
"So our members could not get in because Boris had
effectively halted all public transport, because the main line trains weren’t
"And yet here he is wanting to penalise them because of his
own actions. It is unfair and he should tell Transport for London to stop being
so mean to its loyal staff.”
salary is £137,579. He doesn’t think it’s enough, so he
moonlights as a columnist for the Telegraph. He trousers an extra £250,000 a
year for that. And when we get a little bit of snow the capital grinds to a
This is what the Tories are really like. Watch out –
this lot wants to run the whole country.