Trade Union activity

The Trade Union (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017.

The table of data for the period 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 is as follows.

Table 1: Relevant Union Officials

Number of employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period: 31

Full-time equivalent employee numbers:

  • 26 at 100% FTE
  • 2 at 20% FTE
  • 1 at 60% FTE
  • 2 None FTE

Table 2: Percentage of Time Spent on Facility Time

Percentage of time Number of employees
0% 17
1-50% 14
51-99% 0
100% 0

Table 3: Percentage of Pay Bill Spent on Facility Time

Total cost of facility time £62,525.25
Total pay bill £82,010,854.42
Percentage of the total pay bill spent on facility time 0.076

Table 4: Paid Relevant Trade Union Activities

Time spent on paid trade union activities* as a % of total paid facility time hours 2.80%
Time spent on paid trade union duties** as a % of total paid facility time hours  

*Activities encompass such things as branch meetings, elections and conference attendance

**Duties encompass such things as casework, representation of employees