Personal Service Companies

MQT on 2015-03-25
Session date: 
March 25, 2015
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


Further to the answer 2015/006 please state how many temporary employees at Transport for London are currently engaged via employment agencies for more than (a) 12 months, (b) 18 months, (c) 2 years, and (d) 3 years.


Answer for Personal Service Companies

Answer for Personal Service Companies

Answered By: 
The Mayor

TfL has a workforce of over 27,000. Temporary workers are used for specific short to medium term projects, including engineering and technology projects, to deliver one of the world's largest programmes of transport capital investment and improved customer service.  This includes, modernising Tube services and stations, modernising the road network and making London safer for cyclists.

At 17 March 2015, Transport for London had 1,445 temporary workers engaged for over 12 months via employment agencies:

More than (a) 12 months = 422

More than (b) 18 months = 288

More than (c) 2 years = 300

More than (d) 3 years = 435