Trade union facility time data

Local authorities are required to publish annually under the Local Government Transparency Code the following data.

Blackpool Council data is as follows:

Trade union facility time
Total number (absolute number and full time equivalent ) of union representatives who devote at least 50 per cent of their time to union dutiesNames of all trade unions represented in the local authorityA basic estimate of spending on unions (calculated as the number of full time equivalent days spent on union duties by authority staff that spent the majority of their time on union duties multiplied by the average salary)A basic estimate of spending on unions as a percentage of the total pay bill (calculated as the number of full time equivalent days spent on union duties by authority staff that spent the majority of their time on union duties multiplied by the average salary divided by the total pay bill)
 2 (2FTE) Unison, Unite, GMB, Aspect, AEP, BMA, RCN, AEU  £73,000  0.089%

This data is correct at 31 March 2017