Steve Davies appears on BBC Radio 5 Live

Steve Davies discussed the future of Trade Unions following the news their membership has halved in the last 30 years.

He agreed that Unions do have a problem with recruitment, largely because the movement hasn’t changed with the times and found a new way of selling itself to potential members. Organising and taking part in general strikes isn’t something that appeals to many.¬†Declining membership is not irreversible, but the problem is that the public perceive them as a political movement which is concerned with things that don’t interest them. Unions should¬†advertise the often useful and beneficial services they can provide for many people.

Listen here. Segment starts at 55:40.