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Railways: Employment

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 51866, tabled on 20 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 7 September 2021 to Question 38423, whether no Train Operating Company has informed his Department that they have already started (a) freezing and (b) reducing recruitment of (i) train drivers, (ii) on-board supervisors, (iii) guards or other on-board train crew who have similar duties, (iv) railway despatch operatives and (v) station management staff.

Answered on

24 September 2021

The Government has not been informed by Train Operating Companies of any plans deriving from the Enabling Framework Agreement and the work of the Rail Industry Recovery Group.