Trade union paid facility time 2020/21

Data transparency 2021/21

Education function

Table 1 – Relevant union officials

What was the total number of your employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period?

Number of employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period Full-time equivalent employee number
4 1.78

Table 2 – Percentage of time spent on facility time

How many of your employees who were relevant union officials employed during the relevant period spent a) 0%, b) 1%-50%, c) 51%-99% or d) 100% of their working hours on facility time?

Percentage of time Number of employees Number of FTEs
0%
1-50% 3 1.03
51-99% 1 0.75
100%

Table 3 – Percentage of pay bill spent on facility time

Provide the figures requested in the first column of the table below to determine the percentage of your total pay bill spent on paying employees who were relevant union officials for facility time during the relevant period.

Figures requested Figures
Provide the total cost of facility time £82,989
Provide the total pay bill £190,726,505
Provide the percentage of the total pay bill spent on facility time, calculated as:  (total cost of facility time ÷ total pay bill) x 100 0.04%

Table 4 – Paid trade union activities

As a percentage of total paid facility time hours, how many hours were spent by employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period on paid trade union activities?

Time spent on paid trade union activities as a percentage of total paid facility time hours calculated as:
(total hours spent on paid trade union activities by relevant union officials during the relevant period ÷ total paid facility time hours) x 100
4.55%

Corporate function

Table 5Relevant union officials 

What was the total number of your employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period?

Number of employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period Full-time equivalent employee number
12 2.8

Table 6 – Percentage of time spent on facility time

How many of your employees who were relevant union officials employed during the relevant period spent a) 0%, b) 1%-50%, c) 51%-99% or d) 100% of their working hours on facility time?

Percentage of time Number of employees Number of FTEs
0% 8
1-50% 1 0.1
51-99%
100% 3 2.7

Table 7 – Percentage of pay bill spent on facility time

Provide the figures requested in the first column of the table below to determine the percentage of your total pay bill spent on paying employees who were relevant union officials for facility time during the relevant period.

Figures requested Figures
Provide the total cost of facility time £91,896
Provide the total pay bill £180,302,850
Provide the percentage of the total pay bill spent on facility time, calculated as: (total cost of facility time ÷ total pay bill) x 100 0.05%

Table 8 – Paid trade union activities

As a percentage of total paid facility time hours, how many hours were spent by employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period on paid trade union activities?

Time spent on paid trade union activities as a percentage of total paid facility time hours calculated as:
(total hours spent on paid trade union activities by relevant union officials during the relevant period ÷ total paid facility time hours) x 100
15.38%

Recognised trade union representation 2020/21

Corporate unions Actual representatives Full-time equivalent
Unison 8 2.1 (funded)
GMB 4 0.7 (funded)
Unite 0
Education unions Actual representatives Full-time equivalent
NEU 3 1.53 (1.13 funded)
NASUWT 2 0.93 (0.53 funded)
NAHT 1 0.12 (funded)
ASCL 0 0
Voice 0 0

Note: Not all of the Education representatives are DCC employees therefore, the numbers and FTE showing in the table above are higher than those shown in table 1.