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REAL LIVING WAGE FOR MITIE EMPLOYEES AT NETWORK RAIL STATIONS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2686: tabled on 03 September 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 18 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House commends the action of RMT members employed by Mitie Group plc who clean Network Rail stations at Edinburgh Waverley, Glasgow Central, Liverpool Lime Street, Manchester Piccadilly, Leeds City and Birmingham New Street stations, and who are fighting for a Real Living Wage as determined by the Living Wage Foundation; notes with concern that Mitie refuses to pay the Real Living Wage, that its employees reported to an RMT survey that around half of them struggled to make ends meet; further notes and that notwithstanding this, the company has passed on £49 million in dividends to its shareholders in the last five years; believes that Mitie should agree to pay the Real Living Wage to its cleaning staff; and further believes that Network Rail and all who sub-contract work on the UK railway network should pay at least the Real Living Wage throughout their supply chains.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.