Tag Archives: Roads Service NI

Department of Infrastructure failure to address workforce pay inequality leaves winter service understaffed

Transport NI failure to respond to union’s warnings about consequences of pay disparity blamed on absence of Infrastructure Minister A fixed ‘rate for the job’ for road gritting duties is only way to ensure continued equality of cover for all … Continue reading

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Structural Roads Maintenance cuts leave road users at risk and will cost more in long-run

Budget for Structural Maintenance of Roads has fallen from £131 million to only £54 million in last three years Safety signage overgrown, sightlines impaired and roads left prone to flooding after budget cuts August 31st: Unite Regional Officer, Gareth Scott, … Continue reading

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Road Users left at risk as Northern Ireland Roads Structural Maintenance budget falls by 59% in three year period

Department of Infrastructure confirms Structural Roads Maintenance expenditure budget fell from £131 million in 2013/14 to £54 million in 2015/16 Increasing roads maintenance budget is a better way than corporate tax breaks to secure economic growth across all parts of … Continue reading

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Minister Hamilton must intervene to address concerns of industrial workers in Civil Service

Unite members will not pay the price for a recession they didn’t cause Monday, February 2nd: Unite Officer with responsibility for the Industrial civil service, Gareth Scott, challenged the DFP Minister, Simon Hamilton, to intervene to address the concerns of … Continue reading

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