Night Tube (1)

MQT on 2015-09-16
Session date: 
September 16, 2015
Question By: 
Richard Tracey
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


Given the recent claim that the trade union issues were focused on work/life balance and not on a desire for more money, can you update the Assembly on what suggestions have been made by the unions to cut their members pay in return for more favourable working conditions?


Answer for Night Tube (1)

Answer for Night Tube (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

London Underground (LU) is continuing to work with the trade unions to address any staff concerns about how the introduction of Night Tube may affect work-life balance. It has made commitments to staff that no-one will work any more hours than they do today and that they will still continue to have an average of two days off for every five worked, with annual leave remaining unchanged. LU is also working hard with the trade unions to offer more choice as to how Night Tube will be incorporated into working patterns. The trade unions have made no proposals which would result in improved work/life balance in exchange for reductions in pay or other benefits.