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Northern Trains: Recruitment

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 35605, tabled on 19 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many additional station staff Northern Trains has hired during the covid-19 outbreak; at what (a) locations, (b) job grades and (c) salaries; and whether those staff have been employed (i) on a temporary or permanent basis and (ii) directly or via a recruitment agency.

Answered on

22 July 2021

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic Northern Trains Limited has worked with its services contractor to recruit and train additional staff, across its network, to facilitate a heightened cleaning regime.

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