Trade Union Facility Time 2019/20

East Herts Council, as well as other relevant public sector employers, is required to collate and publish, on an annual basis, a range of data on the amount and cost of facility time within the organisation under the Trade Union (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017.

Below is East Herts Council's data for the period 1 April 2019 - 31 March 2020

Employees in the council

  • 337 employees as at 31 March 2020

Trade union representatives and full-time equivalents

  • Trade union representatives: 9
  • FTE trade union representatives: 8.74

Percentage of working hours spent on facility time

  • 0% of working hours: 3 representatives
  • 1 to 50% of working hours: 6 representatives
  • 51 to 99% of working hours: 0 representatives
  • 100% of working hours: 0 representatives

Total pay bill and facility time costs

  • Total pay bill: £12,629,136
  • Total cost of facility time: £3113.02
  • Percentage of pay spent on facility time: 0.02%

Paid trade union activities

  • Percentage of total paid facility time hours spent on paid TU activities: 47.95%