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S5W-09367: Richard Leonard (Central Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 22 May 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with (a) ScotRail and (b) trade unions regarding the establishment of an employee gain sharing scheme, as required by the franchise agreement with Abellio, and what the reason is for the reported delay in establishing this.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 1 June 2017

Employee gain sharing is a Committed Obligation in the ScotRail Franchise Agreement, which was introduced by ScotRail in compliance with the specified date of 31 January, 2016 and is continuing to operate.