DLR and Carlisle (4)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-05-22
Session date: 
May 22, 2013
Reference: 
2013/1700
Question By: 
Valerie Shawcross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Do you support the view that it is unacceptable for staff working on the Docklands Light Railway, including DLR contractors, to be employed on zero hours contracts.

Answer

Answer for DLR and Carlisle (4)

Answer for DLR and Carlisle (4)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

TfL does not directly employ any staff at DLR on zero hours contracts. As I said in my answer to MQ1697 / 2013, I will ensure that the new franchisee must ensure that all employees, and employees of subcontractors, are paid at least the London Living Wage.