FOI release

Trade Unions

We were asked:

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1.How many employees of the Wales Office work

A.full-time as trade union representatives in

(i) 2011/12 and

(ii) 2012/13 and

B.part-time as trade union representatives in

(i) 2011/12 and (ii) 2012/13?

We replied:

A.The Wales Office has no full-time or part-time trade union representatives. The Office is not an employer; its staff are employed on loan agreements from the Welsh Government, the Ministry of Justice or other Central Government Departments.

We were asked:

2.What was the total cost of trade union facility time in (a) 2011/12 and (b) 2012/13?

We replied:

A.See answer to 1 above. There has been no cost to the Wales Office of trade union time.

Published 27 August 2013