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Feature: Issue Issue 27 7 Feb 2012

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Power List 2012: Campaigners & Lobbyists

The economic circumstances and transport industry reform programmes of 2011 gave added power to a range of lobbyists and protestors. The power of the unions came to the fore when train drivers union Aslef, led by general secretary Mick Whelan,  used its influence on Merseytravel to scupper government plans for a vertical integration trial.

Meanwhile, RMT general secretary Bob Crow showed his ongoing power to win concessions through threatened and actual industrial action, notably in...

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