According to the GLA’s most recent audit, BAME staff earn an average of 11.4 per cent less than their white counterparts. Although this figure fell from 16 per cent in 2017, Mayor Sadiq Khan has previously acknowledged that “there is more work to be done” to eliminate the gap.
The Mayor will use a speech to the London Walking and Cycling Conference to praise councils for putting him on course to deliver an election pledge to treble the amount of protected space over the course of his first term.
The agency will start collecting the data at more than 260 stations from July 8th and says potential uses could include offering alerts about station and platform crowding and providing a greater insight into customer flows throughout stations.
Panellists will be expected to respond to occasional emails giving their feedback on journeys or stations but would also be able to provide feedback at any other time.
The existing pay structure is now 15 years and City Hall HR chiefs say “a number of recruitment and retention concerns” have arisen in recent years.