The RMT replied by saying: “Mick Lynch, like all senior @RMTunion officials donate their salaries (which are decided by RMT members) on strike dates to the dispute fund. You can donate too.”
Sugar hit out at Lynch - and didn't have quite the effect he'd hoped forGetty
It comes after Lynch and Madeley went toe to toe on Good Morning Britain in a heated interview. It saw Madeley repeatedly interupt Lynch and criticise the strikes at length, at one point telling the exasperated interviewee to “jog on”.
It saw Madeley question Lynch by saying: “Why couldn’t you have put all these strikes in January? Why do you have to target people at Christmas? You’ll be putting people out of business who run hotels, who run restaurants, who run bars, and retail.”
“Well, we’re not targeting Christmas,” Lynch replied. “It isn’t Christmas yet, Richard. I don’t know when your Christmas starts, but mine starts on Christmas Eve.”
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