TfL Transformation programme (2)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-12-14
Session date: 
December 14, 2017
Reference: 
2017/5122
Question By: 
Tom Copley
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

With regards to the TfL Transformation programme please provide me with details of the total number of vacancies in TfL at December 2016, 31 July 2017 and 31 October (including those filled by Non-Permanent Labour), by pay band and Transformation workstream?

Answer

Answer for TfL Transformation programme (2)

Answer for TfL Transformation programme (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Transport for London (TfL) is currently carrying out the largest ever overhaul of the organisation to provide an efficient and cost effective transport service for Londoners, while maintaining safety, front-line services and vital investment.

The below tables provide the number of vacancies, by pay band and by Transformation workstream on the dates requested.  The tables also include the number of Non-Permanent Labour (NPL) in these workstreams at the closest appropriate reporting date for NPL (7 January 2017, 22 July 2017 and 11 November respectively).

NPL resource does not follow the same pay band structure as TfL, nor does it show the number of roles where NPL is filling a specific vacancy.  This does not allow for a like-for-like comparison.

NPL resource is used primarily in scarce skills positions and during increased workload for the relevant workstreams.  The use of NPL has declined significantly since controls were brought in to reduce the use of NPL in December 2015.  Total NPL use has decreased from 3,095 at the start of 2016/17 to a total of 1,607 in November 2017.  This has reduced the cost of NPL use across TfL by over £3m per week.

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