Trade Union Facility Time

  1. The total number of staff who are union representatives within Halton Council is:- 17 (16.9 FTE) Please note, this figure does not include staff who are trade union representatives in schools.
  2. The total number of staff who devote at least 50% of their time to union duties is:- 3 (3 FTE) Please note this figures includes schools staff.
  3. The trade unions represented in the local authority are:
    • Unison
    • GMB/MPO
    • NASUWT
    • NEU
    • NAHT
    • ASCL
    • AEP
  4. For the Financial Year 2019/20, a basic estimate of spending on unions as a percentage of the pay bill (calculated as the number of full time equivalent days spent on union duties multiplied by the average salary (excluding on costs) divided by the total pay bill) is 0.06%.

Report for central function employees

Report for education function employees

Further information is available on Trade Union Facility Time Publication Service