Liverpool City Council publishes staff time allocated to trade union activities
Trade Unions represented in the local authority: UNITE, UNISON, UCATT and GMB and primarily in schools: ATL, ASCL, NUT, NAHT, NASUWT,CYWU and AEP
Basic estimate of spending on unions as a percentage of total pay bill (calculated as the number of full time equivalent (FTE) days spent on union activities multiplied by the average salary divided by the total pay pill)
Local Government Transparency Code 2015
This is a key dataset which the government wants local authorities to publish.