Following further talks on 12 August 2022, Arriva have provided the below statement on the bus strikes across Merseyside:

“Following re-convened pay negotiations today, Arriva has tabled an improved offer that has enabled UNITE the Union and GMB to ballot members on this offer. The ballot will take place on Monday, 15th and Tuesday, 16th August 2022.

All parties are working hard to bring the industrial action to a conclusion with the desire to resume service on Wednesday, 17th August.”

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