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5. Trade unions

Local Government Transparency Code (2014): Data March 2017

1. Trade Union Facilities Time for Services and Support Staff in Schools

Buckinghamshire County Council recognises AEP and UNISON. There are a total of 14 Trade Union Representatives, 13 UNISON representatives and 1 AEP Representative. Of these UNISON Representatives only 1 spends more than 50% of their time on trade union duties.

Details of the Trade Union Representatives are as follows:

Name

UNION

Position in Union

Stephanie Noble

AEP

AEP TU Representative

Stuart Kelly

UNISON

Lead Officer and Steward

Stephen Belfrage

UNISON

Communications Officer & Steward

Thomas Edwards

UNISON

Labour Link Officer and Steward

Peter Dearden

UNISON

Steward

Angelle Bryan

UNISON

Steward

Heather Bettison

UNISON

Steward

Wendy Hailes

UNISON

Steward

Israr Hussain

UNISON

Steward

Windol Williams

UNISON

Steward

Elaine Ward

UNISON

Steward

Kathy Freyer

UNISON

Steward

Jacqueline Davies

UNISON

Schools Steward

Simon Blick

UNISON

Schools Steward

Spending on Trade Union Facility Time

There is only one person (0.6 FTE) who spends at least 50% of their time on Union duties. Based on an average salary (including pension and NI) the estimated spend on TU facilities time is a total of £57,254 per annum.

As a percentage of the total paybill (Services and Schools, excluding teachers, who buy BCC payroll), this equates 0.002% of the paybill per annum.

2. Trade Union Facilities Time for Teaching Staff

Buckinghamshire County Council recognises NUT, NASUWT, ATL, ASCL and NAHT. There are a total of 5 County Secretaries (one for each of the unions) and local representatives across the county. None of these Representatives spends more than 50% of their time on trade union duties

Details of the Trade Union Representatives are as follows:

 

Name

UNION

Position in Union

Annette Pryce

NUT

County Secretary

Claudia Glasgow

NASUWT

County Secretary

Sarah Stevens

ATL

County Secretary

Richard Footitt

ASCL

County Secretary

Debra Mansfield

NAHT

County Secretary


Spending on Trade Union Facility Time

Based on an average salary (including pension and NI) the allocated maximum spend on TU facilities time for all teaching union representatives is a total of £53,000 per annum. This includes a fixed amount for attendance at meetings (amounting to approximately 5 per month) plus an amount to support casework in schools.

As a percentage of the total paybill for teachers in Schools who buy BCC payroll, this equates 0.068% of the paybill per annum.

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Last updated: 1 June 2017

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