Trade Union Facility Time 

Under the Trade Union (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017, effective 1 April 2017 the Council is required to publish data showing the time and cost spent on union duties, where this is paid facility time. 

The following data covers the 2018/19 financial year:

Relevant union officials


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


Full time equivalent employees







Percentage of time spent on facility time


1 – 50%




Percentage of pay bill spent on facility time


Total cost of facility time


Total pay bill


Percentage of total pay bill spent on facility time








Paid trade union activities


Time spent on paid trade union activities as a percentage   of total paid facility time hours