However, Mr Lynch told the Good Morning Britain host most of the pay deals rail workers have been given have been in line with inflation.
“It’s deteriorating now,” he added. “Inflation was at a low and this idea that because it is all relative as the RMT has done well in negotiations and we should give up our power to negotiate is nonsense.
“If we don’t get a pay rise they are not going to give it to some nurses or doctors, they are just going to keep the money and get more profit.”
Co-host Charlotte Hawkins asked whether Saturday’s rail strike will be going ahead or if it could be averted.
Published at Thu, 23 Jun 2022 07:05:00 +0000