In 2019, the Young Members Representative Committee sent their first delegate to AAD.
Mat France, district 8, represented the committee.
The committee also submitted their first motions to the conference on lobbying the Office of Rail and Road to decrease the licensable age of mainline train drivers from 20 to 18; a demand to review the cost of fares for 16-18 year olds forced to travel in peak times to school, college or workplace training, and that all newly qualified drivers should receive the full headline salary for their company as soon as qualified.
Hollie Yates, also a member of the Young Members Representative Committee, attended AAD for the first time in 2019 as the delegate for Cambridge branch. She spoke to ASLEF about her experience as a first time delegate: