London Living Wage and Transport (1)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-11-19
Session date: 
November 19, 2014
Reference: 
2014/4620
Question By: 
Valerie Shawcross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

There is no requirement to pay the London Living Wage throughout the contract chain for rail franchises. Will you lobby the Department for Transport to ensure that the London Living Wage is paid throughout the contract chain for London-based staff?

Answer

Answer for London Living Wage and Transport (1)

Answer for London Living Wage and Transport (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Yes. I and the Living Wage Foundation will continue to make representations to Government to encourage departments to pay the London Living Wage to their direct staff in London, and to require their sub-contractors operating in London to do the same.