Case Number 3481
Request Date 06/02/2014
Completion Date 06/03/2014

 

Details of the Request

  1. Please provide details of any office accommodation your organisation provides to staff to carry out trade union business. Please include details of: space measured in square feet how much of this space is contained within entirely separate buildings (i.e. occupied solely by staff carrying out trade union business) whether a professional valuation of the market rental value of the space has been sought either in-house or externally, and if so, what the valuation of the space was any charges the council levy for office space given to trade unions.
     
  2. Please advise any estimates for other costs met for those staff on trade union facility time apart from salaries - including travel expenses, office supplies, telephone expenses and energy bills.

 

Details of the Response

1. Please provide details of any office accommodation your organisation provides to staff to carry out trade union business. Please include details of:

Space measured in square feet

Ashford: 157.70 sq ft; St Peter’s: 69.965 sq ft

 

How much of this space is contained within entirely separate buildings (i.e. occupied solely by staff carrying out trade union business)

None

 

Whether a professional valuation of the market rental value of the space has been sought either in-house or externally, and if so, what the valuation of the space was

No professional valuation of the market rental value of the space has been sought either in-house or externally.

 

Any charges the council levy for office space given to trade unions.

There is no specific levy for the TU offices. However a charge is made for office areas as an aggregated item in Council Tax bills.

 

2. Please advise any estimates for other costs met for those staff on trade union facility time apart from salaries - including travel expenses, office supplies, telephone expenses and energy bills.

The Trust does not hold this data.