Trade Union Facility Time

We publish our annual report on trade union facility time on this page.

Trade unions represented in the local authority:

  • UNISON
  • GMB

Number and full-time equivalent of staff who are union representatives (including general, learning and health and safety representatives)

Headcount Full-time employees in total
8 8 (0.27 related to trade union activities)

Percentage of time spent on trade union facility time

Percentage of time of working hours Number of trade union representatives
0% 0
1-50% 8
51-99% 0
100% 0

Total pay bill and trade union facility time cost:

  • Total pay bill: £17,036,113
  • Total cost of facility time: £11,203
  • Percentage of pay spent on facility time: 0.07%

Paid trade union activities

  • Hours spent on paid facility time: 10 per week
  • Hours spent on paid trade union activities: 1.5 per week
  • Percentage of total paid facility time hours spent on paid trade union activities: 15%