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Thousands of GMB members at British Gas are taking action over the company’s strategy to fire them all and rehire them on worse terms and conditions. 


GMB Ballot Result

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Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 Section 231 

GMB Strike Ballot: All GMB members employed by each of the employing entities we have balloted under Centrica PLC and all Centrica Group Companies in the UK 

The results of this industrial action ballot which closed on 17 December 2020, were as follows: 

Question: Are you prepared to take part in strike action? 

Number of individuals who were entitled to vote in the ballot - 9,195 

Number of votes cast in the ballot - 5,427 

Number of ‘Yes’ Votes - 4,829 (89%)

Number of ‘No’ Votes - 597 (11%) 

Number of spoilt or otherwise invalid voting papers returned -

Votes cast in the ballot as a % of individuals who were entitled to vote - 59% 

I am now consulting further as to our next steps. 

Yours sincerely 

Justin Bowden 
GMB National Secretary 

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