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Rail Review

Department for Transport written question – answered on 19th October 2018.

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Photo of Andy McDonald Andy McDonald Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the (a) terms and conditions, (b) salary and (c) hours of work are for Keith Williams in relation to the Rail Review.

Photo of Jo Johnson Jo Johnson Minister of State (Department for Education) (Universities and Science) (Joint with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Minister of State (Department for Transport), Minister of State (London)

The Department has used its standard terms and conditions of public appointment, which do not prescribe a set working hours limit. The obligation for Mr Williams, as Chair of the Rail Review, is to fulfil the terms of reference that were announced by the Secretary of State for Transport on 11th October 2018. Keith Williams has committed to the necessary time required to achieve this and is not being remunerated for his work as Chair of the Review.

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