Redundancy Numbers and Cost

Request:-

“Please detail how many council employees were made redundant (to include both compulsory and voluntary redundancies) during the following periods:

 By tax year

April 2011 – April 2012

April 2012 – April 2013

April 2013 – April 2014

April 2014 – April 2015

April 2015 – April 2016

April 2016 – April 2017

April 2017 – to date

Also, please detail how much the council spent on redundancy pay (i.e. gross payments made to those made redundant) during the periods:

By tax year

April 2011 – April 2012

April 2012 – April 2013

April 2013 – April 2014

April 2014 – April 2015

April 2015 – April 2016

April 2016 – April 2017

April 2017 – to date”

 

Response:-

Figures provided in the below table:-

YearRedundanciesCost
2011-12344£  4,963,858
2012-13115£  2,056,995
2013-1446£     760,400
2014-15568£  5,373,188
2015-16430£  4,583,694
2016-1795£  1,372,091
2017-1844£     431,507